In 2016 Global Premier Soccer created its first Long Term Player Development plan.
This only highlights the lengths we are moving to ensure we are continuing to be a leading light in the development of soccer players.
The Developing Player Plan is GPS own specific adaption of a Long-Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD). These models are Periodized athlete training and develop that understands and tailors provision for the various natural stages of physical, mental and emotional growth in athletes. All major national and international sporting bodies across the world have a LTAD plan which is at the core of their athlete development.
Like all LTAD programs we align to deliver the following:
The GPS Developing Player Plan is to ensure consistency for soccer player development, training, competition, and recovery based on a players stage of development. It is player centred and coach driven while being sport science and parent supported
GPS Developing Player Plan
Why have a specific Long Term plan to player development- because it provides many benefits to all stakeholders involved in the creation of a soccer player.