Long-term athlete development with Rick Velati | EP#312

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By Mikael Eriksson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Rick Velati is a national coach with British Triathlon's World Class Programme, where the ultimate goal is to achieve Olympic medal and gold winning performances. Prior to his current role, Rick spent almost 12 years as the Head Coach of the Great Britain and England Talent Programme under British Triathlon.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Reasons behind the massive success of Team GB at the Olympic level over the last few Olympic cycles.

-Rick's coaching and training philosophy

-Long-term athlete development

-Early specialisation or range?

-Talent identification

-Main stumbling blocks in developing youth and junior athletes, and tips for coaching youths and juniors

-Rick's top pieces of advice for amateur athletes

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