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date: 21 October 2019

Academies and Camps 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Robin McCONNELLRobin McCONNELL

Sports academies and camps are programs usually created and run to teach and develop youth athletes, but many camps are also meant for adults. Some camps are free-standing operations, while others are affiliated with institutions such as colleges, sport associations, or national sport federations. Many champions have been the product of academies, but overall there is little evidence that academies enhance performance for most attendees. ...

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