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The ADP Course in Acceleration and Deceleration: Biomechanics, Research and Training. Sign up now…

We are delighted to announce our brand new course is NOW available! This course on acceleration and deceleration will provide in depth insights into the biomechanics, performance determinants and characteristics, take you through some lab and applied based research and most importantly give you the tools to help your athletes improve. The World renowned; Professor Jean-Benoit Morin and Dr Damian Harper provide their expert insight into the subjects off the back of their extensive research and experience. Watch the below videos for more information.

Check out our BASES endorsed course; Certificate in Growth & Maturation for Youth Athletes. Take your learning to the next level and apply that knowledge to your everyday practice to enhance athlete development.

The ADP Course in Acceleration and Deceleration: Biomechanics, Research and Training.

An in depth insight into acceleration and deceleration biomechanics, research and training methods.

Certificate in Growth & Maturation for Youth Athletes.

Take your knowledge of Youth Athlete Development to a new level with our BASES endorsed course.

Certificate in Growth & maturation for Youth Athletes – Testimonials

“Working my way through the Certificate in G&M not only taught me a great deal but gave me a hunger and drive to want to do better in my own practice. I cannot recommend this highly enough for those working in youth sport.”

Sam Blanchard

Premier League Academy Physio

“A fantastic course full of information that every sport scientist and practitioner should be aware of when working with young athletes. The speakers are world class and are able to convey the material in an easy to understand and applied context”.

Kieran McManus

Academy Sport Scientist

“After completing this course I have expanded my knowledge of G&M greatly, how to monitor growth of youth athletes and help to reduce the risk of injury. The setup of the course is great and so is the content of lectures. I highly recommend this course to anyone working with youth athletes”.

Valgeir Vidarsson

Head of Medical at KR Reykavik FC

“I highly recommend the course as its content provides an in-depth insight into this area of study, provided by leading experts with both applied and academic experience within the field. Throughout the course you are constantly challenged and can’t help but instantly reflect upon your own practice and think of how this can be improved based on what you’ve learned from the different modules.”.

Lee Fairley

Physical Performance Coach

“I couldn’t recommend this course enough for any coach working in youth sport. The course provides a deep insight into growth and maturation from both an academic perspective but also in the field with elite practitioners. I like the way the course is split into small segments that can be completed in your own time. Thoroughly enjoyed”.

Jack Inman

Sport Scientist and co-owner at Full Time Performance

I would highly recommend this course for anyone involved or interested in youth athletic development. Brilliantly covers the key background information on G & M and summarizes the key research in the field. Great practical contributions from many of the best in the area. The course is well structured and can be completed at your own pace.

Fionn Fitzgerald

Lecturer at Munster technological University and S&C Coach. PhD student in Growth & Maturation.

“Working my way through the Certificate in G&M not only taught me a great deal but gave me a hunger and drive to want to do better in my own practice. I cannot recommend this highly enough for those working in youth sport.”

Sam Blanchard

Premier League Academy Physio

“A fantastic course full of information that every sport scientist and practitioner should be aware of when working with young athletes. The speakers are world class and are able to convey the material in an easy to understand and applied context”.

Kieran McManus

Academy Sport Scientist

“After completing this course I have expanded my knowledge of G&M greatly, how to monitor growth of youth athletes and help to reduce the risk of injury. The setup of the course is great and so is the content of lectures. I highly recommend this course to anyone working with youth athletes”.

Valgeir Vidarsson

Head of Medical at KR Reykavik FC

“I highly recommend the course as its content provides an in-depth insight into this area of study, provided by leading experts with both applied and academic experience within the field. Throughout the course you are constantly challenged and can’t help but instantly reflect upon your own practice and think of how this can be improved based on what you’ve learned from the different modules.”.

Lee Fairley

Physical Performance Coach

“I couldn’t recommend this course enough for any coach working in youth sport. The course provides a deep insight into growth and maturation from both an academic perspective but also in the field with elite practitioners. I like the way the course is split into small segments that can be completed in your own time. Thoroughly enjoyed”.

Jack Inman

Sport Scientist and co-owner at Full Time Performance

I would highly recommend this course for anyone involved or interested in youth athletic development. Brilliantly covers the key background information on G & M and summarizes the key research in the field. Great practical contributions from many of the best in the area. The course is well structured and can be completed at your own pace.

Fionn Fitzgerald

Lecturer at Munster technological University and S&C Coach. PhD student in Growth & Maturation.

Check out The Pro’s Perspective hosted by the brilliant Kelly Somers (BBC, Optus, Talk Sport, IMG premier League productions) for in-depth interviews with professional athletes describing their views on performance staff and their role in modern Sport. Listen as they describe their views on different support roles, how vital they have been to them throughout their careers and where they see things moving in the future.

Catch a sneak peak at Episode 1 with Tommy Elphick below…

Our Newest Content

The use of small-sided game formats as individualised training stimuli for football playing positions.

Blogpost written by Dr Will Abbott

Match Day Nutrition for Youth Footballers

Blogpost written by Emmy Campbell

Training Day Nutrition for Youth Footballers

Blogpost written by Emmy Campbell

Research Reports – Relative age and maturation selection biases in academy Football.

Research Report by Megan Hill

The Pro’s Perspective Episode 2 – with Russell Martin

Interviewed by Kelly Somers

Research Reports – Skeletal maturation status is more strongly associated with academy selection than birth quarter.

Research Report by Dr Amanda Johnson

The Pro’s Perspective Episode 1 – with Tommy Elphick

Interviewed by Kelly Somers

Nutrition for Youth Athletes

Blogpost written by Emmy Campbell

Individualising speed and acceleration thresholds for training load monitoring

Blogpost written by Dr. Will Abbott

Introducing The Athlete Development Project: Hello world!

Blogpost written by By Ben Bradley

Official partners of The Athlete Development Project

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