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Long-Term Development (LTD)

The Karate Canada’s Long-Term Development (LTD) Booklet is designed to be used by parents, athletes, participants, coaches, sensei and administrators and provides an overview of the stages of long-term athlete development within the sport and art of Karate. It outlines the ten key factors of LTD and provides suggested activities for each stage of development. Recommendations for competition and training ratios are provided in addition to a brief competition review created to encourage dialogue on the current competitive system.

  • Karate for Life Booklet (PDF)
  • Karate LTD Poster (PDF)