NCCP Course Calendar

Multi-Sport Training

The following multi-sport coaching modules will enhance your coaching repertoire and give you a solid foundation in building your coach education. These courses are applicable to all sports, and can be counted towards you maintenance of certification. You can complete the multi-sport modules in two ways; through an in-class session (see course schedule below) or through our online home study program.

Some sports have integrated the multi-sport modules within their sport specific components. Check with viaSport or your Provincial Sport Organization first to confirm if you require multi-sport training and what course(s) you need to take towards your certification. Select a category below to learn more.

Competition-Introduction Modules:

  • Basic Mental Skills
  • Design a Basic Sport Program
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Nutrition
  • Planning a Practice
  • Teaching and Learning

Competition-Development Modules:

  • Advanced Practice Planning
  • Coaching and Leading Effectively
  • Developing Athletic Abilities
  • Leading Drug-Free Sport
  • Manage a Sport Program
  • Managing Conflict
  • Mentorship
  • Performance Planning
  • Prevention and Recovery
  • Psychology of Performance

Professional Development Modules:

  • Aboriginal Coaching Module
  • Empower +
  • Fundamental Movement Skills - Community Leader
  • Fundamental Movement Skills - Professional Development
  • Resistance Training

Descriptions of all the multi-sport modules viaSport offers are available here.

Please note: Participants must be a minimum age of 14 to participate in multi-sport courses. Coaches under the age of 16 will be identified in the NCCP database as U16. Their training will be credited but certification will not be granted until they turn 16.

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Run Jump Throw Wheel - Community Recreation Instructor Training

Victoria

This course is open to community leaders, coaches, parents or anyone interested in learning about Physical Literacy. A new track & field club is forming and is looking to train volunteer coaches to start up programming, in particular introductory to track and field through the RJTW and Track Rascals program!

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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Victoria

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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Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Coach Professional Development

Burnaby

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

Kamloops

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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Basic Mental Skills

Burnaby

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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High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development

Pemberton

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.

 

 

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#ThanksCoach Breakfast and Event Hosting Session

Nanaimo

Join PacificSport Vancouver Island for a FREE breakfast to celebrate Coaches Week, hosted by the Nanaimo Hospitality Association. Coaches, sport administrators and volunteers who make sport possible are invited to attend.  

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Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Community Leader

Revelstoke

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)

Cranbrook

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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Teaching and Learning

Abbotsford

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.