Workshops

Community Workshops are an excellent way to educate, motivate and inspire action amongst a specific group of individuals from the community at large. Each Community Workshop has been carefully crafted to activate quality sport and physical activity delivery highlighting best practices, research and the experience of our Sport for Life Experts & Leadership Group.

Long-Term Athlete Development Workshops are part of a Learning Series that are an excellent way to educate, motivate and inspire action amongst individuals from sport or the community at large. Each workshop has been carefully crafted to activate quality sport and physical activity delivery highlighting best practices, research and experience of our Sport for Life Experts & Leadership Group.

Cost for full-day workshop: $900 (+ tax & expenses)

Cost for half-day workshop: $600 (+ tax & expenses)

*The Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway Workshop and the Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life Workshop are $1500 (+ tax & expenses) as they both require 2 facilitators.

To book a workshop, please fill out this form or contact us at communities@sportforlife.ca

 

Long-Term Athlete Development Workshops

Long-Term Athlete Development: An Introduction (half-day)

This workshop will provide you with background on the 10 Key Factors behind Long-Term Athlete Development, the 10 S’s of training and performance, and the seven stages of Long-Term Athlete Development.

Periodization (half-day)

Simply put, periodization is time management. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the principles of contemporary periodization.

Competition and Restructuring for Sport Organizations - An Introduction (half-day)

Participants will be introduced to reasoning as to why competition restructuring is important for athlete development.

Competition Review & Restructuring - Advanced (full-day)

Advanced Competition Review & Restructuring is available in a full-day format for NSO workgroups that are already in place and ready to get to work.

Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development Activation (half-day)

This workshop focuses on advancing the Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development work from concept to activation within your own organization.

Developing and Using the Athlete Development Matrix (half-day)

This workshop will have two points of emphasis, depending on how advanced the participating sports are with their Long-Term Athlete Development Models.

Are We There Yet? A GPS for Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development (half-day)

This workshop will explore ways sports can monitor Long-Term Athlete Development implementation at the national, provincial/territorial and community levels.

Building the Train to Train Adolescent Athlete (half-day)

The focus of this workshop is to identify and highlight sport system issues that impact the preparation of the adolescent athlete.

Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway (full-day)

The Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway workshop is designed to help sport and physical activity organizations across Canada enhance their understanding about how to support Aboriginal participants and athletes in their programming.

Community Workshop

An Introduction to Sport for Life (half day)

This workshop will provide you with background on the 10 Key Factors behind Long-Term Athlete Development, the 10 S’s of training and performance, and the seven stages of Long-Term Athlete Development.

Becoming a Sport for Life Community (full-day)

The community is the first place everyone experiences physical activity and sport. Sport for Life provides the framework to ensure these experiences are positive and sets the stage for a lifelong relationship with physical activity.

Physical Literacy 101: An Introduction to Physical Literacy (half-day)

The goal of the Physical Literacy 101 Workshop is to cover a broad introduction to the concept of physical literacy. During this half-day workshop, you will take part in an interactive session that will help you to define what exactly physical literacy means, and how you can integrate its concepts to improve your programs.

Physical Literacy 201: Physical Literacy Assessment for Youth (half-day)

This workshop will provide participants with the ability to execute, score and interpret the physical literacy assessment for youth (PLAY) tools in a sport specific setting. The session includes an update on physical literacy trends, which highlight potential roles for sport associations.

Physical Literacy 301: Creating a Quality Physical Literacy Experience (half-day)

Participants will learn how to incorporate physical literacy enriched activities into a variety of indoor or outdoor settings. The activities can be easily implemented by a coach, physical educator or generalist teacher, recreation leader or parent.

Physical Literacy 501: Inclusive Physical Literacy (half-day)

Physical Literacy 501 will help participants to understand the importance of physical literacy development for participants with disabilities. This workshop will take participants through what universally accessible programs are and how to plan and create them.

Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life (full day)

This culturally tailored resource and accompanying full-day workshop has been developed by Sport for Life and the Aboriginal Sport Circle, with input from many Aboriginal sport and physical activity leaders across the country.

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