A comparative study between strong country and Japan about Long-Term Athlete Development Program in Handball

Shota Nagano, Roland Nemes, Hajime Fujimoto, Hiroshi Aida
The Japan Journal of Coaching Studies  
The purpose of this study was to obtain useful knowledge for constructing new Japanese Long-Term Athlete Development Program by a text mining analysis. Subjects were comprised of four countries, Germany, Hungary and Denmark as world top class, plus Japan. The main results were as follows: 1) Germany: Based on their physical advantage, Germany aimed to improve predictive ability by nurturing their decision making in the speed. So that they could acquire the ability to take an initiative in a
more » ... . 2) Hungary: Hungry aimed to encourage their physical strength as most important concept to improve team tactics which focuses on group combinations. 3) Denmark: Denmark aimed to improve predictive ability through trainings in numerically unequal situation at early stage. 4) Japan: Japan set the categories in broad age ranges and aimed to bring up from sensory play to intentionally play to reach world's top level. When creating new Japanese Long-Term Athlete Development Program, these results suggest that necessities of drafting instruction contents and instruction plan which can achieve "Japanese Total Mobility".
doi:10.24776/jcoaching.30.2_109 fatcat:5lqr4of4lzcahc67ekgdx7qzja