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Long term athlete development - free webinar series!

In collaboration with the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUN), the University of Bern (SUI) and the Sports University of Tirana (ALB), a webinar series focussing on Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) will take place in March 2022.

Long term athlete development

The event series will be opened by the Olympic, World and European Champion swimmer Dr. Ágnes Kovács, Ambassador of the university’s International Relations Centre.

LTAD is a framework to optimize training, competition, and recovery schedule for each stage of an athletic development. By implementing its practices athletes (individual or in groups) can reach their full athletic potential.

In this free webinar series you will get the chance to listen to experts presenting their current research, projects, and experiences.

Moderator: Dr. Judit Kádár

Nowadays sport is crucial for youngsters, adults, and elderlies as well. This kind of physical activity is more or less regulated, but a framework of individual sport pathways is elementary for everyone. The Long-Term Athlete Development has this function, stages by stages describes many important information about the individual adequate development. This program is transparent for the athletes, for their parents, for their coaches, for the leaders of sport organizations and for the decision-makers of the municipalities or the states.

As the authors of the original concept describe: „Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity is a framework for the development of every child, youth and adult to enable optimal participation in sport and physical activity. It takes into account growth, maturation and development, trainability, and sportsystem alignment.”

The course contains experiences from the practice, the participants could hear many solutions from Switzerland and Hungary as well.

  • W1: LTAD: intro (10th or March, Thursday, 9.00-11.00 AM CET)
  • W2: LTAD: individual athletes (17th of March, Thursday, 9.00-11.00 AM CET)
  • W3: LTAD: teams ports (24th of March, Thursday, 9.00-11.00 AM CET)

Application: send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject LTAD-W1 or LTAD-W2 or LTAD-W3.

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Gábor Géczi (HUN), Dr. Péter Szájer (HUN), Dénes Lukács (HUN), Dr. Tibor Kozsla (HUN), Lilla Gurisatti (HUN), Mr. Michael Schmid (SUI), Ms. Violetta Oblinger-Peters (SUI), Merlin Örencik (SUI), Dr. Rigerta Selencia (ALB), MSc. Arben Bici (ALB).

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