As a club we aim to align our training and support of our athletes with the Long Term Athlete Development model. This model outlines recommendations for designing sport programs to foster healthy sport activity for all life stage. See below for more information.
Canadian Sport for Life is a movement to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. The CS4L organization links sport, education, recreation and health and aligns community, provincial and national programming. CS4L also provides resources for coaches, parents, educators and health practitioners.
Canadian Sport for Life has also developed the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model to help guide sport organizations across Canada in delivering life-long sport programming.
To find out more about CS4L visit Canadian Sport for Life.
The Long Term Athlete Development Model consists of 7 stages:
Nova Artistic Swimming focuses on delivering programs between the FUNdamental and Train to Compete stages.