Entries by James Baker


Child To Champion USA – New Speakers Confirmed!

Child To Champion USA – New Speakers Confirmed! Johnny Parkes – US Tennis Association A truly integrated approach to Athlete Development: A case study from USTA Player Development, Team USA Best Practices The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of what a potential journey looks like for an athlete following the USTA […]


Child To Champion 2020 – Sydney Talk Overviews

Child To Champion 2020 – SydneySpeaker Overviews Alex Natera Bio Alex has been a Strength & Conditioning coach in elite sport for the past 20 years. Over this time Alex has held a number of positions internationally in both professional team sports and across a number of Olympic sports within National Sports Institutes in Europe, […]

#OnlineHub – October Video Releases

#OnlineHub – October Video Releases The #OnlineHub is our back catalogue of video content from Proformance S&C Network workshop, conference and webinar presentations. Right now there is over 50 hours of video content that you can stream from the comfort of your office, home or on the move (as long as you have an active […]

Proformance S&C LTAD Pathway FREE Video!

We’ve recently launched the Proformance LTAD Pathway through our LTAD Hub. It is an incredible resource for anyone interested in LTAD. At present it includes our Foundation Phase curriculum. With our Development and Performance Phases to be available to purchase next year. Our aim through the LTAD Hub is to help Academies, Schools, Clubs and […]

An Integrated Approach to LTAD workshop

An Integrated Approach to LTAD workshop In April James Baker and Dr. Mike Young headed back to the UK to deliver a brand new workshop focused on the Proformance Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) Pathway. The workshop was a huge success with 40 coaches coming from across the UK and Europe to learn about the […]


Roundtables (Sat 27th) Growth & Maturation in Practise (Joe Eisenmann) Developing Speed (Mike Young / Ruth Waghorn) S&C for Football (Paudie Roche) Private Sector Youth S&C (Neil Parsley) Roundtables (Sun 28th) S&C for Rugby (Kev Mannion) S&C for Schools (James Baker / Ben Drury) Nutrition (Marcus Hannon)


Child To Champion 2019 #Speaker Focus – Dr. Joe Eisenmann

Child To Champion 2019 #Speaker Focus – Dr. Joe Eisenmann Bio Joe Eisenmann, PhD is a diverse scholar-practitioner with 25 years of experience as a professor, researcher, sport scientist, coach educator, strength & conditioning coach, and youth sports coach. He has published 180 peer-reviewed scientific papers, lectured nationally and internationally, served on several national-level committees […]


Child To Champion 2019 #SpeakerFocus: Neil Parsley

Bio Neil has played/worked in professional sport for over 20 years. As well as his work in athletics, taekwondo, rugby and football he is the co-founder of Underground Training Station (UTS). For 10 years UTS has provided elite level performance services and facilities to  recreational users as well as semi-pro and pro athletes. For the last […]


Child To Champion 2019 #SpeakerFocus – Marcus Hannon

Child To Champion #SpeakerFocus – Marcus Hannon Bio Marcus is an SENr registered performance nutritionist currently working with Everton Academy and Northampton Saints. Marcus has worked with a range of youth and adult athletes across a variety of sports including football, rugby and boxing. Alongside his current roles, Marcus is also completing a PhD at […]