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Long-Term Development in Sport: Building Quality Sport Programs for Boxing

1 November 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


This webinar, delivered by LTD Advisor, Heather Ross-McManus, will examine important aspects of a stage-by-stage approach to athlete development including the factors that contribute to a developmentally appropriate quality sport experience. The session will highlight the athlete development matrix and the holistic development of athletes based on growth and development. Participants will gain a broader understanding of athlete development leading to overall development for boxing. Heather will also identify some of the updates and new thinking embedded in the new Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity 3.0 resource. 

As a Long-term Development Advisor, Heather has worked on Sport for Life projects related to meaningful competition, physical literacy in aerial environments, high performance planning, athlete development matrices, and activation planning. Heather is a Coach and a Master Coach Developer for both Gymnastics and Freestyle Skiing and has supported numerous sport organizations on athlete, coach, and sport development initiatives. Influenced by teacher training and her experience as an outdoor educator (B.Ed/B.Sc), Heather is passionate about leadership, quality learning environments, and personal development as they relate to excellence and wellness in both sport and life. Heather is also an Olympian (2004) and represented Canada for 15 years on the Canadian women’s trampoline team.

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1 November 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm