Joe Eisenmann, PhD left academia to put what he had studied as a pediatric exercise physiologist into practice. Joe is currently working for Volt Athletics along with consulting for some companies and a guest lecturer at Leeds-Becket University.
Joe is not one to hold back on his criticisms when it comes to a lack of implementation of long-term athlete development.
His sports, academic, and professional background
The bases for LTAD from the old Soviet Union through Bompa and Balyi
The science, such as it is, behind LTAD.
The limitations and potential pitfalls in the LTAD model
What we are missing out on when it comes to LTAD (hint: system alignment and integration)
The LTAD Playgrounds that Joe, Rick Howard and Tony Moreno are hosting around the country