Athletics

2nd September 2005 at 01:00
Scottish Athletics is embarking on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) initiatives, as outlined in its four-year strategic plan Stronger Together earlier this year, to provide a template for producing world-class athletes.

Academic research has suggested that it requires three hours of daily training over 10 years to produce a world-class athlete. The governing body is investigating the best way to coach schoolchildren to nurture them through to the top international level.

A conference will take place in Bellshill in November to outline the way ahead for the sport and the changes that are recommended to be implemented.

www.scottishathletics.org.uk

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