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Events

This is a province-wide amateur sport calendar featuring events from over 70 sport organizations.
In this calendar you will find:

    • Championships
    • Tournaments
    • Meetings
    • Award ceremonies
      Courses & Training
      Workshops
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    • Special events
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Planning a Practice

Kamloops

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.
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High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development

Whistler

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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Teaching and Learning

Vancouver

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

Whistler

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

Vancouver

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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Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS): Community Leader

Whistler

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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Design a Basic Sport Program

Vancouver

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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Okanagan Sport Leadership Conference

Kelowna

The Okanagan Sport Leadership Conference is a one-day Sport Conference designed for Okanagan coaches, sport administrators and practitioners to provide sport education opportunities and hands-on training experiences.

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Sport Parenting 101

Kelowna

Sport Psychologist, Shaunna Taylor, presents a great discussion on the financial, social, mental, physical and cultural implications when choosing a sport that matches your child and family goals and dynamic. Topic will also look at what early specialization and the privatization of sport (pay to play) has done to community-based clubs, and how parents can get educated and empowered to be part of the solution, vs. the problem!

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Empower +

Kelowna

After finishing this workshop, coaches will be able to apply a problem-solving approach to making ethical decisions related to maltreatment in sport. In particular, they will be able to:

  • critically reflect on their own experiences in sport
  • recognize the potential for and presence of maltreatment in sport
  • determine when and how to intervene when they observe or suspect maltreatment
  • apply the six-step NCCP-Decision-Making Model to make ethical decisions related to maltreatment in sport
  • identify the conditions related to creating positive and healthy sport experiences that enhance the well-being of athletes in their care.