The Proformance Strength & Conditioning Network is very excited to bring you a world class line up of presenters for our Long Term Athlete Development conference - Child To Champion - which will provide a detailed insight into the latest methods used to turn young developing athletes into elite level performers.
LTAD is something we are extremely passionate about at Proformance and we've assembled a line up of keynote speakers that are leaders within the field of strength and conditioning across the developmental spectrum.
This conference will be an unmissable event in the S&C calendar bringing together coaches from across the UK and Europe offering a superb opportunity to learn, share and connect with some of the best practitioners around the world.
Full weekend schedule:
Friday 8th April Pre-Conference 6-8pm
Velocity Based Training Workshop
Mike has adopted Velocity Based Training technology at his facility in the US (www.athleticlab.com) so he can share with you his experiences on how to get the most out the technology we now have at our disposal.The session will provide a unique opportunity to work with Mike in both a theory and hands-on practical setting where you will get to use VBT technology which will allow you to gain a deeper appreciation of how to effectively apply and use it with your athletes and teams.
Access to the pre-conference workshop is FREE to conference attendees
Saturday 9th April 2016 - 9am - 5.30pm
Dr. Rhodri Lloyd - Plyometric Training and the Young Athlete
Dr. Ian Jeffreys - Effective movement in sport – What it is and how to build it (theory & practical sessions)
Dr. Mike Young - Best Practises For Developing Speed Across the Developmental Continuum
Shayne Murphy - Peak Height Velocity & Injury (Manchester City FC)
Dr. Neill Potts - Head of Athletic Performance for Scottish Rugby - Building and Implement A System To Produce International Rugby Players
Neill will be providing a detailed insight into the system he has implemented with the SRU from the Academy to Elite/International Level. It promises to be an incredible talk looking at the various stages with in the programme and challenges he has faced putting the system in place to produce a number of International Rugby players for Scotland.
Sunday 10th April 2016 9am - 5pm
Simon Brundish - Move Like A Superhero
James Baker - Integrating S&C to Secondary Schools
Kevin Paxton - Age-Related Performance Benchmarking (Leicester City FC)
Mike Young - Advanced Techniques for Developing Elite Speed & Power
Tom Rusga - The Complex Developing Athlete (EIS)
More details about the presentations can be found here
There are also another couple of speakers that are yet to be added to the programme who will be joining through the Future Leaders Programme. Keep an eye out for up dates to the schedule.
In case that's not enough for you... check out the VIP Package which includes access to the VIP Dinner evening on Saturday 9th April - the price includes: 3 course meal and two complimentary drinks.
We are directing people to the Holiday Inn Express M5 South Junction 12 for ease of access to the conference venue (GL4 0DD) and the motorway.
Demand for tickets to the event is likely to be high so if for some reason you aren't able to make it to the event please let us know as early as possible so we can offer the ticket(s) to someone else.
Please note our cancellation policy on purchased tickets is as follows.
More than 4 weeks before the event = 10% fee to cover admin & transaction fees, 2-4 weeks before the event = 25% fee, 1-2 weeks before the event = 50% fee, within 7 days of the event = 100% fee – no refunds will be given