NEW LTAD Webinar Series

Jan 3, 2017   //   by editor   //   Latest News, Synchro Ontario  //  Comments Off on NEW LTAD Webinar Series

SSO is proud to announce a new partnership with the Canadian Sport for Life Society, which will present a four-episode webinar series geared specifically to SSO members!


Note: For those unable to join the live webinars, you can access recordings of the sessions here.


More Details & Links to Webinars:


#1 – LTAD Overview for Parents & Club Volunteers

Wednesday January 11th, 4pm

Link to Join:

Or Dial In: 1-866-848-2216 (code: 957 611 2239)

This session is geared specifically for parents of synchro athletes and for Club volunteers who administer synchro programming. Learn what LTAD is, the focuses of the key stages, and how parents & Clubs can help support athlete development by following LTAD models.

Session #2, #3, and #4 are geared towards Coaches of athletes at specific LTAD stages. Each of these sessions will cover the following core areas for their respective stage:

a) Psychological/social aspects of females in sport at this age group (motivation, team dynamics, female-specific issues etc.)

b) Windows of train-ability to take advantage of at this stage (understand the importance of focusing on these windows, and how it will develop stronger athletes in the long-term)

c) The role of competition for this age group (how to leverage competition as a vehicle for skill development and support for athletes, and how to make competition stage-appropriate)


#2 – For Coaches of FUNdamentals Athletes (Ages 6-8)

Wednesday February 1st, 2pm

Link to Join



#3 – For Coaches of Learn to Train Athletes (Ages 8-12)

Wednesday February 8th, 4pm

Link to Join:



#4 – For Coaches of Train to Train Athletes (Ages 11-15)

Wednesday March 8th, 2pm

Link to Join:


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