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The LTAD Network Podcast

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A podcast for Parents, Sports Coaches, PE Teachers, Support staff and anyone else interested in Youth Athletic Development! Our mission is to support grassroots coaches in the development of youth athletes.Here you'll find interviews with technical coaches, support staff, researchers and former athl… read more


Brett Klika (SPIDERfit Kids): The importance of "Powerful Play"

Brett Klika, founder of SPIDERfit Kids is regarded as an international expert in the field of inspiring kids to be active for life, He is also an  IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year award winner, author, and international motivational speaker inspiring men, women, and children around the world to create a culture of wellness in their home and live the best version of their life.

In this episode Brett discusses:

  • How his fitness journey got started earning a pair of Nike Air trainers.

  • His journey from development to the US Olympic training centre, then back to development.

  • How the birth of his daughter was a catalyst for SPIDERfit kids.

  • How exercise is a gateway for personal growth and identity.

  • His focus on "Powerful Play"

  • Why movement is so important in holistic human development.

  • His approach manipulating "movement variables".

  • The impact and future of SPIDERfit kids program.

You can keep up to date with Brett via the SPIDERfit Facebook page , Instagram: @spiderfitkids and SPIDERfit Kids Youtube Channel and on the website: .

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