The aim of this course is to acquaint students with the issue of sports training in children. It is mainly a matter of determining different approaches, forms and methods compared to adult training. The course introduces general principles of children´s training, deals with the long term athlete development, conditioning young athletes and also talent identification, selection and development.
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