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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
    • Special events

SportMedBC - Concussion Management Workshop


Participants will review injury mechanisms, on-field assessment techniques, the use of Sideline Concussion Tools (such as the Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool and SCAT5), signs & symptoms, concussion “red-flags”, and current best-practices surrounding return-to-play decisions and protocol. There will be a designated time at the end of the presentation for questions and sport-specific inquiries.

RCA Coach Weekend 2 Workshop

November 24, 2017 to November 26, 2017

Rowing BC is hosting an RCA Coach Weekend 2 Workshop on November 24-26, 2017. Location TBD.

Resistance Training


After completing the Resistance Training module, coaches will be able to:

  • use resistance exercises that are appropriate to their athletes' stage(s) of development to develop strength
  • identify appropriate resistance training exercises and sequences of exercises for developing strength
  • help athletes correctly perform resistance training exercises and monitor their training programs.
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Teaching and Learning


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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Basic Mental Skills


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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Design a Basic Sport Program


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.

Leading Drug-Free Sport


After taking Leading Drug-free Sport you will be able to:

  • fully understand and explain the consequences of using banned substances in sport;
  • educate athletes about drug-testing protocols at major competitions;
  • encourage athletes to safeguard their sport values and take greater responsibility for their personal actions;
  • apply the NCCP Ethical Decision-Making Model to your coaching as it relates to keeping your sport and athletes drug-free.
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Empower +


An incredible addition to our NCCP workshop lineup, the 3.5-hour Empower + module is an intense and thought provoking 4-hour workshop that will teach you how to enhance the well-being of the athletes in your care and be a positive role model in the world of sport. In an interactive and dynamic learning environment, our expert facilitators will guide you through how to enhance athlete welfare by: recognizing the potential for, and presence of maltreatment in sport; and learning when and how to intervene when you observe or suspect maltreatment. You will bring your coaching to new heights by: implementing the NCCP's renowned six-step decision-making model, mastering the art of the difficult conversation, and creating a list of key positives.

Managing Conflict


The Managing Conflict module will allow you to:

  • identify common sources of conflict in sport;
  • determine which individuals or groups are most likely to find themselves in situations involving conflict;
  • learn important skills that will help you prevent and solve conflict resulting from misinformation, miscommunication or misunderstanding;
  • develop skills that will empower you to listen and speak effectively in conflict situations while maintaining positive relationships with athletes, parents, officials and other coaches.

Empower +


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.