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Athlete Development Project (ADP) helps you create environments to develop better humans.
Because better humans do better in sport, and in life.
Our weekly newsletter will fire up your curiosity and insight action. It’s full of research-backed, practical ideas for creating environments that develop young people with a propensity for change and growth.
Our readers include coaches, parents, athletes, physiotherapists, doctors, administrators and more. They’re not defined by sport or experience but rather a shared goal of helping young people pursue their futures with purpose and passion.
Meet Dr. Craig Harrison
Dr. Craig Harrison, the guy behind Athlete Development Project, has a single goal: to help young people learn and grow to realise their potential in sport, and in life. His does this by interpreting complex scientific ideas in a way that coaches can deploy. He shares his ideas in his teaching, videos, podcast and articles.
Data from plant ash and charred bone fragments suggest that humans were cooking prey by campfire as far back as 1.9 million years ago. The controlled fire was a turning point in the evolution of our species… read more
The magic of sleep
As a 16-year-old, sport was my life. I was running track at the national level, playing football for my school’s first XI and region, and training a lot. While I had plenty going on, one thing I clearly remember was how much I loved to sleep… read more
Markers of achievement
A golden star, placed beside your name on the classroom wall. A number, written on your hand in black ink after crossing the finish line. A neatly written certificate received on stage at Friday’s assembly… read more