Let us harness your
child’s inner athlete

The window of opportunity for 6-12 year old is the perfect time to build an athlete. Our new sports program offers a multi-sport philosophy based on the Canadian Long Term Athlete Development [LTAD]. Talent’s unique new program is like nothing else offered in the Oakville area. There is no athletic criteria for our programs, we only ask that your child bring an open mind, a willingness to participate and a good pair of running shoes.

Qualified sport professionals

We are experienced team of European educated sports professionals who will prepare young and developing athletes to unlock and reach their full cognitive and physical potential.

Well planned and properly structured practices

Our training process is delivered in a well structured environment. During each practice we focus on the particular development of one or more motor abilities. Young athletes will learn basic technical elements of different sports, rules, and tactical concepts. In addition, during practice athletes have a chance to apply learned skills in different game situations. We expose our participants to many sports activities and games from around the world. We also bring in qualified coaches for some specific programs to collaborate with us according to the “TYAD” standards and expectations.

Age appropriate methodology and curriculum content

By combining the basics of ball sports, gymnastics, martial arts, track & field, tennis and skiing our unique multisport platform enables us to achieve developmental mile stones and unlock child’s full potentials. Taking the advantage of the window of opportunity that exists to develop physical literacy, motor abilities and sport skills that are crucial for child’s physical, emotional, social and intellectual development, our program sets the building blocks of an athletic lifestyle for a lifetime.

One year cycle program

Our training process is delivered in a well structured environment. During each practice we focus on the particular development of one or more motor abilities. Young athletes will learn basic technical elements of different sports, rules, and tactical concepts. In addition, during practice athletes have a chance to apply learned skills in different game situations. We expose our participants to many sports activities and games from around the world. We also bring in qualified coaches for some specific programs to collaborate with us according to the “TYAD” standards and expectations.
Our multisport platform is a one stop program created to reach all developmental objectives set for particular age group. Talent YAD program is well rounded a one year training process (cycle) that includes Multisport platform, Ski School and Sport camp.

LTAD inspired curriculum

Based on the Canadian LTAD program, we prepare young athletes to unleash and reach their full cognitive and physical potential, develop physical literacy - during key times of a child’s life.

Our focus is on teaching not just winning

LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

Long Term Athlete Development program – LTAD set by the Canadian Sport for Life organization is our guideline to meet the mile stones in a child’s physical, mental and emotional development.  We use a very specific “window of opportunity” approach to stimulate, develop and maximize a wide range of motor abilities, skills and attitudes necessary to be successful athlete and to be physically active for life.

Long term Athlete Development- LTAD is a 7 stage training, competition and recovery pathway guiding an individual’s experience in sport and physical activity from infancy trough to adulthood. Within a basic LTAD model there are 7 stages and 10 key factors.
Talent Young Athlete Development program is focused on fundamentals of Developmental Stage 2  and Developmental Stage 3.

Long-Term Athlete Development framework stages

LTAD stage 1

Active Start

Boys 0-6
Girls 0-6

Fundamentals

Boys 6-9
Girls 6-8

Learn to Train

Boys 9-12
Girls 8-12

LTAD stage 4

Train to Train

Boys 12-16
Girls 11-15

LTAD stage 5

Train to Compete

Boys 16-23+/-
Girls 15-21+/-

LTAD stage 6

Train to Win

Boys 19+/-
Girls 18+/-

LTAD stage 7

Active for Life

Boys 16-23+/-
Girls at any Age

MULTISPORT PLATFORM
BUILDING BLOCKS FOR A LIFETIME

By combining the basics of ball sports, gymnastics, martial arts, track & field and tennis, our unique multisport platform enables us to achieve developmental mile stones and unlock child’s full potentials.

Taking the advantage of the window of opportunity that exists to develop physical literacy, motor abilities and sport skills that are crucial for child’s physical, emotional, social and intellectual development, our program sets the building blocks of an athletic lifestyle for a lifetime.

 

Correct approach at the correct time

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Our multisport platform is a one stop program created to reach all developmental objectives set for particular age group. Talent YAD program is well rounded a one year training process (cycle) that includes Multisport platform, Ski School and Sport camp.

In order to get full benefits and help children to develop fundamental movement and sport skills in support of physical literacy, we strongly recommend that your child stays with us for a full one year cycle. As LTAD model recommends, this will allow your athlete to become “physically literate individual” in all environments; on the ground, in the air (gymnastics), on water and on snow/ice.