National Development Programme

WHAT IS THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (NDP)?

The National Programme has a targeted development curriculum and looks to create an Integrated performance environment for the Coach, Athlete, & National Talent Development Coordinator [NTDC]. Sessions will be led and delivered by the relevant NTDC

The National Development Programme will be an athlete invite programme based upon the agreed standards.  Personal coaches will be directly invited to attend the NDP as the programme’s aim is to develop and enhance the coach and athlete, and their bond and partnership.

 5 pillars:

  • Technical, Tactical, Physical, Mental, & Lifestyle 

Programme Aims:

  • To support talented athletes for a smooth transition from Junior to Senior level
  • To support implementing the right training at the right time
  • To promote lifestyle advice to support athlete training
  • To maximise retention in the U17-U20 age groups
  • To facilitate collaborative working and sharing of ideas amongst coaches
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