Upcoming Webinar: The International Sport Coaching Framework (March 26)

  • Posted on: 4 March 2014
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Presenter Pat Duffy, PhD, is a professor of sport coaching at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He is the vice president for Strategy and Development for the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) and chair of the European Coaching Council.

This free webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 26th from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM GMT.

Book of the Month: March 2014

  • Posted on: 1 March 2014
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Boost your energy, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with the best-selling sports nutrition guide! The fifth edition includes the latest research on hydration, vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, and balancing carbohydrate and protein intake for exercise and competition. For more information go to http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/Nancy-Clarks-Sports-N....

WEBINAR: What Every AD Needs to Know (Feb. 12)

  • Posted on: 12 February 2014
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In this free hour-long webinar, Donna Lopiano and Connee Zotos, authors of Athletic Director’s Desk Reference, will discuss how to construct a coach/staff evaluation program that emphasizes growth and professional development, sets clear expectations for staff conflict resolution, and immediately addresses performance deficiencies in the most appropriate way.

WEBINAR: The Emotional Athlete: Applying Emotional Theory in Coaching (Feb. 19)

  • Posted on: 12 February 2014
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In this free hour-long webinar, Jeff Huber, renowned former diving coach, professor of psychology, and author of Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes, will discuss the psychological aspects of emotions and how coaches and athletes can harness emotions to achieve high level performance when it matters most.

This webinar will help those who teach, practice, and aspire to be great coaches learn to:

Book of the Month: February 2014

  • Posted on: 1 February 2014
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Former U.S. Olympic strength and conditioning coach Allen Hedrick offers a comprehensive guide to training with dumbbells for strength and conditioning enthusiasts and athletes. Dumbbell Training is loaded with 81 exercises and 33 ready-to-use programs that increase power, speed, agility, and balance in a number of popular sports. For more information go to http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/Dumbbell-Training.

Global Coaches House

  • Posted on: 26 January 2014
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During the Sochi Olympic Winter Games the Global Coaches House Calgary will be hosted at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval. The program includes morning and afternoon sessions – you can customize your experience with a full day pass or join us for the entire week!

The event will bring you an outstanding cast of speakers: FRANK DICK, VERN GAMBETTA, JOHN HERDMAN, BORIS VERKHOVSKI, DR. CHARLES SAMUEL, DR. PENNY WERTHNER, DEBBIE MUIR and CARI DIN.

Maintenance of Canadian Coaching Certification

  • Posted on: 12 January 2014
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The National Coaching Certification Program was launched in 1974 to give coaches the confidence to succeed. The program has constantly evolved over the years to stay at the forefront of delivering programs that respect the principles and science of Long-term Athlete Development, while also reflecting the changes within sports - from the science of training, to competition strategy and tactics, to the athletes themselves. Do you know how your certification stacks up as the program has changed? Do you know what training you might need to keep your certification current?

Book of the Month: January 2014

  • Posted on: 1 January 2014
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The NSCA, the world’s leading sport conditioning organization, offers its unrivalled expertise in a book perfect for any athlete seeking to strengthen the core and improve athletic performance. Featuring 11 ready-to-use sport-specific programs, Developing the Core provides more than 50 of the most effective exercises along with science-based assessments to help athletes understand their individual needs.

Become a facilitator for CS4L mini-summits

  • Posted on: 28 October 2013
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There is an opportunity for coaches to become a facilitator for Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L). The CS4L experts have developed three mini – summits that they want to offer across Canada to organizations.

These summits will be offered in Alberta in the next few months. It is anticipated that, if you are selected, you will be expected to have an observational/training role.

Nov 4 (Edmonton) and Nov 5 (Calgary) – GPS
Nov 6 (Calgary) and Nov 27 (Edmonton) - Building the T2T and Athlete Prep

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