2017 Coaches Week in BC

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September 23 - 30, 2017 marks the third annual National Coaches Week and we’re asking Canadians everywhere for your help celebrating! Whether you are from a National Sport Organization, Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization, club, or you are a coach, parent, or athlete, we want your help saying ‘thanks!’ to coaches from coast to coast.

Join the conversation on social media using #ThanksCoach and #CoachesWeek.  Download the National Marketing Kit here!

 

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN BC?

ATTEND NCCP COURSES FOR $10!


Register for any National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) multi-sport course that's hosted by viaSport's Regional Alliance for only $10! See the calendar below for more details!

#THANKSCOACH CONTEST  


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COACHES WEEK NCCP COURSES

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Developing Athletic Abilities

Kelowna

The Developing Athletic Abiltiies module gives you the skills needed to:

  • implement general and sport-specific training protocols and methods to appropriately develop or maintain sport-specific athletic abilities
  • adapt selected training protocols and methods to athletes’ stage of development and training experience
  • adapt selected training protocols and methods to the phase in the yearly program
  • use the results obtained by evaluating an athlete’s performance to develop training protocols and methods for the athlete’s sex and stage of development.

Basic Mental Skills

Cranbrook

The Basic Mental Skills module gives you the ability to:

  • recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills; and develop tools to help the athlete to make improvements in these areas;
  • run simple guided activities that help athletes improve basic mental skills.

Teaching and Learning

Cranbrook
September 19, 2017 to September 20, 2017

Upon completing the Teaching and Learning module you will be able to:

  • assess your own beliefs regarding effective teaching;
  • analyze certain coaching situations to determine if they promote learning;
  • create conditions that promote learning and self-esteem through:
  • appropriate consideration of the affective, cognitive and motor dimensions of learning;
  • the use of words and methods that relate to an athlete’s preferred learning style;
  • a sound organization;
  • active supervision; and
  • the use of well-formulated feedback offered at the right time and with the right frequency.

Design a Basic Sport Program

Cranbrook
September 21, 2017 to September 25, 2017

Design a Basic Sport Program will teach you to:

  • create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events;
  • compare your program to those outlined by the NCCP in terms of long-term athlete development;
  • assess the athletic development opportunities your program offers, and identify ways to remedy any weaknesses;
  • interpret the information in a sample program, identifying training priorities and objectives at certain periods;
  • establish a link between your program’s training objectives and the content of practice sessions.

Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Coach Professional Development

Cranbrook

The FMS module will give participants the skills to:

  • analyze and identify the various stages of development for the fundamental movement skills;
  • apply a six-step process to teaching the fundamental movement skills;
  • create safe games where children can practise fundamental movement skills.
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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Kelowna

By successfully completing the Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.

MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.

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Design a Basic Sport Program

Revelstoke

Design a Basic Sport Program will teach you to:

  • create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events;
  • compare your program to those outlined by the NCCP in terms of long-term athlete development;
  • assess the athletic development opportunities your program offers, and identify ways to remedy any weaknesses;
  • interpret the information in a sample program, identifying training priorities and objectives at certain periods;
  • establish a link between your program’s training objectives and the content of practice sessions.
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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Prince George

By successfully completing the Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.

MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.

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High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development

Nanaimo

This one-day training will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 – i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE Principles of healthy child development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met.

Planning a Practice

Victoria

The Planning a Practice module will give you the skills to:

  • organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants;
  • identify potential risk factors that could impact the sport and practice activities;
  • create an emergency action plan;
  • identify practice goals and design activities that offer the best training benefits for the athletic skills required in your sport.