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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. The information provided in these courses can be applied to all sports, and may work towards a trained status in your coach pathway. NCCP courses can be counted towards your maintenance of certification, worth 5 points per course. You can complete most of the multi-sport modules in two ways; through an in-class session (see course schedule below) or through our home study program. Coaches are encouraged to connect with the Regional Alliance centre closest to them, if they are interested in participating in a specific course.

Some sports have integrated the multi-sport modules within their sport specific components. Check your Provincial Sport Organization first to confirm if you require multi-sport training and what course(s) you need to take towards your coach education, and for information about all sport-specific training opportunities and certifications. 

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 cannot be completed prior to 16 years old.

 

viaSport Refund Policy If notice is given three or more business days prior to the start of the workshop, the participant can choose to either:

  • receive credit to attend the same NCCP workshop hosted by viaSport
  • receive a refund less a $20.00 administration fee

Please note that each host agency will have their own refund policies. 

 

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NCCP Basic Mental Skills

Kamloops

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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NCCP Teaching and Learning

Kamloops

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

NCCP Teaching and Learning

Victoria

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

NCCP 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.

NCCP Core Training for Learning Facilitators

Burnaby

Core Training for Learning Facilitators is a 6-hour workshop that all Learning Facilitator candidates must take. The workshop introduces Learning Facilitator candidates to the goals and philosophy of the NCCP, teaches them how to facilitate modules, and helps them understand the instructional design of the modules.

NCCP Core Training for Coach Evaluators

Burnaby

Core Training for Evaluators is a 5-hour workshop that all Evaluator candidates must take. The workshop focuses on the evaluation principles and processes that Evaluators need to follow when evaluating coaches.

Whistler Coaches Summit

Whistler
April 25, 2020 to May 3, 2020

Hosted by Whistler Sport Legacies at the Whistler Athletes' Centre, this summit is designed specifically to support coaches in the completion of several key NCCP Multi-Sport modules at the Competition Development level, in an environment that is truly multi-sport and interactive on the 2010 Legacy Campus! With a mix of classroom venues, recreational activities, a welcome social and BBQ, it is a learning environment coaches can enjoy and network in.

NCCP Developing Athletic Abilities

Whistler

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
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NCCP Prevention and Recovery

Kamloops

After taking this workshop, coaches will have the knowledge needed to:

  • Identify common injuries in their sport and develop appropriate prevention and recovery strategies to keep their athletes injury-free during training and competition.
  • Offer valuable information and guidance on hydration, nutrition, and sleep as they relate to injury prevention.
  • Choose skills and drills that help athletes perform appropriate warm-ups and cool-downs.

NCCP Psychology of Performance

Whistler

Completing Psychology of Performance will allow you to:

  • help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition;
  • learn how to work with athletes or teams to identify performance and process goals related to their ability to focus on performance;
  • learn debriefing skills that can be used to help athletes assess their performance in both training and competition.

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