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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:

    • viaSport Live-streams
    • Tournaments
      Championships
    • Award ceremonies
      Courses & Training
      Workshops
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    • Special events
    • Meetings
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Design a Basic Sport Program

Chilliwack

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

Chilliwack

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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Teaching and Learning

Chilliwack

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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Responsible Coaching Movement - Rule of Two Implementation Strategies Webinar

The Coaching Association of Canada and viaSport BC will lead sport organizations through the process of analyzing their current programs and policies to determine where changes could be made to support the Responsible Coaching Movement, specifically in the area of the Rule of Two, to support change at the provincial and local levels.

BC Championships

Victoria
July 7, 2017 to July 9, 2017

Held in conjunction with Challenge West Regatta. Naming of provincial champions in select events.

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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Vancouver

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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Nutrition

Vancouver

After taking the Nutrition module you will be able to:

  • determine if foods and beverages consumed by your athletes before, during and after training are adequate;
  • offer suggestions for more suitable food and beverage alternatives when necessary;
  • gain a better understanding of the best way to promote healthy food choices that are consistent with basic sport nutrition principles to both athletes and their parents.
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Planning a Practice

Vancouver

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.

RCA Coach Weekend 1 Workshop

July 21, 2017 to July 23, 2017

Rowing BC is hosting an RCA Coach Weekend 1 Workshop on July 21-23, 2017. Location TBD.

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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.