Episode 257: Jim Kielbaso - President & CEO of the IYCA discusses long-term athletic development (LTAD)

This episode's see's the return of Jim Kielbaso.

Jim Kielbaso is currently the President & CEO of the International Youth and Conditioning Asssociation (IYCA).

Jim was previously on episode 141.

On this episode Jim and I discuss:

  • What's new since we last spoke?
  • Jim's background and how he got involved in the IYCA
  • I ask Jim about the IYCA's - Certified Athletic Development Specialist (CADS) course
  • We discuss long-term athletic development (LTAD) for 6-11 year olds
  • I ask Jim at what age should you start testing physical qualities with youth athletes?
  • We discussed about the importance of adversity in the development of youth athletes

This was a great discussion with Jim and I hope you guys really enjoy it

Stay Strong,

Show Notes:

Website - jimkielbaso.com

Website - iyca.com

Facebook - International Youth Conditioning Association

Twitter - @IYCA


Books Mentioned:

Ultimate Speed & Agility


People and Resources Mentioned:

IYCA certification, courses and resources 

Certified Athletic Development Specialists (CADS)

Mike Gittleson

Ryan Giggs 

Frans Bosch

Dave Jack

Kwame Browne

Brett Klika

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