The 2016 World LTAD Symposium was held at The Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada on January 29, 2016

Hosted by the International Sport for Life Society (IS4LS), the World LTAD Symposium is designed to bring together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application and implementation of Long-Term Athlete Development and Sport for Life principles across the globe.

Presentations & Videos:

Please see the presentations the speakers at WLTAD 2016 were kind enough to provide for review.

International Trends 2013 – 2015. An Overview (Istvan Balyi and Richard Way)

LTAD in Botswana: The Challenges of Cross-Cultural Implementation (Jennifer Brown)

LTAD in the Context of a Small Island Developing State (Mary Wilfred, Cyril Podd, John Erlinger-Ford, Vernetta Lesporis)

Developing Athleticism (Driven by Strength and Skill from Early Years) is Essential for LTAD (Rick Howard)

Using LTAD Principles in Development Through Sport Initiatives: Examples from the Caribbean, Rwanda, and Azerbaijan (Colin Higgs)

We’re All in this Together – JudoScotland’s Use of LTAD to Underpin an Evolution of Judo Delivery in Scotland (Tony Penfold)

How LTAD is integrated into the ASA’s Coach Development and Learn to Swim Frameworks  (Ian Freeman)

It’s All a Matter of Time – Athlete Development in the First Twenty Years of Life (Steve Norris)