A Closer Look at the 10 Pillars of LTAD: The Programming Pillars of LTAD for Strength and Conditioning Professionals – Part 1

by Rick Howard, DSc, CSCS,*D, FNSCA
NSCA Coach January 2022
Vol 8, Issue 3

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This article describes the long-term athletic development programming pillars and suggests practical applications for strength and conditioning practitioners.

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This article originally appeared in NSCA Coach, a quarterly publication for NSCA Members that provides valuable takeaways for every level of strength and conditioning coach. You can find scientifically based articles specific to a wide variety of your athletes’ needs with Nutrition, Programming, and Youth columns. Read more articles from NSCA Coach »

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