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Coaches Week 2016

Sep 17 2016 - 12:00am to Sep 25 2016 - 12:00am

September 17 - 25, 2016 marks the second 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 INSTAGRAM CONTEST  Instagram


Enter to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

  • Follow @viasportbc on Instagram & Like this photo
  • Tag your teammates in separate comments as many times as you'd like, 1 comment = 1 entry 
  • OR post a photo of something that reminds you of your coach!
    • Don't forget to to tag us @viasportbc with the hashtag #ThanksCoach for an additional 3 entries

Contest officially begins now and ends September 25, 2016 at 11:59pm PT. The lucky winner will be notified at the end of September. Good luck!

Coaches Week NCCP Calendar

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Teaching and Learning

Castlegar

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.
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Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Community Leader

Trail

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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Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Community Leader

Enderby

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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Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Community Leader

Kimberley

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)

Mackenzie

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

Castlegar

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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Design a Basic Sport Program

Sun Peaks

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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Basic Mental Skills

Castlegar

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.
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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Burnaby

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

Mission

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.