The futsal player's preparation starts with his experiences since childhood and youth. In this, it is necessary to understand and identify in a multifactorial perspective the factors that contribute to excellence and long-term sport development. This curricular unit will allow, based on the understanding of the model of long-term development, maturational processes and relative age. seek understanding and operationalization of the stages for the development of futsal players and their evaluation. will still be discussed strategies for identifying talent and recruiting in futsal.