Welcome to the SPKN Sport Knowledge Center, which is operated by SPKN - The Sport Professional Knowledge Network, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the evidence-based knowledge and tools necessary to develop today’s athletes – mentally, physically, and emotionally.
We at SPKN believe that by bringing academics, coaches, athletes, and other sport professionals together in conversation, we can bridge the divide between academic research and practice to improve the entire landscape of sport. We’re committed to integrity and informed values-driven standards and we’re glad you’re here. Together, we’ll drive a better world of sport.
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Professional gatherings continue to be an effective way to disseminate new informations and to build consensus in the sport community. This list of conferences and their agendas will help you find the best opportunities to inform your practice.
The 2024 ABCA Convention will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas from January 4-7, 2023. The 2024 event will mark the 80th rendition of the annual ABCA Convention and the seventh time the event has been held in Dallas. Dubbed the World's Largest Baseball Convention,...
In 2013, Project Play was launched as the nation's first cross-sector effort to build healthy communities through sports. Today, it's a movement of thousands of organizations across the U.S. and beyond – sharing knowledge and developing actions aligned with our strategic frameworks.
June 8 - June 10, 2022- Spokane Washington
The North American Coach Development Summit, formerly the National Coaching Conference, brings together the professionals from across the United States, North America and around the world who educate, develop, train and supervise coaches along with coa...