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Greg Henhawk Receives IG Wealth Management National NCCP Coach Developer Award

Greg Henhawk Receives IG Wealth Management National NCCP Coach Developer Award Canada’s most deserving and influential coaches and sport leaders were honoured on November 9 at the 2018 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala. Among them was Greg Henhawk, who received the IG Wealth Management National NCCP Coach Developer Award. This award recognizes an outstanding individual…
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What’s the Latest on Relative Age Effects?

What’s the Latest on Relative Age Effects? Paul Jurbala, Director, Knowledge, Sport for Life Society The following is a synopsis of abstracts and presentations along with my comments from “Relative Age Effects: An International Conference” held October 17, 2018 at York University. For more information on the conference see https://scholar.uwindsor.ca/rae-conference/ High-level Summary: Relative Age Effects…
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Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity 3.0 Communique

Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity 3.0 Communique We want you to know that Sport for Life is in the process of developing the third edition of the Long-Term Athlete Development resource document. We submitted the text of the resource to Sport Canada for our March 31 deliverable, but then during the layout and…
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Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway: Supporting Indigenous Participation Workshop 2019

Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway: Supporting Indigenous Participation Workshop 2019 The Aboriginal Sport Circle and Sport for Life Society invite you to attend the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway: Supporting Indigenous Participation workshop on January 21, prior to the 2019 Sport for Life Canadian Summit. The workshop is designed to help sport and physical activity…
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The Global Sport for Life Movement

For many years the Sport for Life Society has been working with international partners to advance the concepts of Long-Term Athlete Development, quality sport, and physical literacy around the globe. Recently, Richard Way, Sport for Life CEO, and Tom Jones, Sport for Life Director of International and Partnerships, on request from partners, visited four countries…
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Webinar: Making Multisport Work

Making Multisport Work Recently the concept of multisport participation has gotten some exciting media attention with leadership from our friends at Active for Life and great examples from Canadian sport organizations. There are lots of research studies backing up the concept, and multisport is built into the Long-Term Athlete Development key factors of Physical Literacy,…
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Webinar: Supporting Positive Sport Parenting: for Coaches, Clubs and Parents

Supporting Positive Sport Parenting: for Coaches, Clubs and Parents Sport parents often get a bad rap, but they play a very important role in community sport. They provide emotional support as children learn to win and lose, they model behaviour for their kids and other parents, and they help young athletes interpret their experiences. Join…
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Building Resilience in Your Athlete: An Introductory Webinar

Building Resilience in Your Athlete: An Introductory Webinar What do LeBron James, Misty May-Treanor and the Seattle Seahawks have in common? They all practice mindfulness, to improve their game and their personal resilience. Whether you’re an athlete, coach or sport leader, your ability to take stress in stride, persist through obstacles and stay focused under…
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