Monthly Archives: February 2017

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

This half-day workshop is perfect for Sport Leaders at the local, provincial or national levels who are just getting started with their competition review and restructuring. Participants will be introduced to reasoning as to why competition restructuring is important for athlete development. This will include discussions about key concepts, including using developmentally appropriate and meaningful…
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Periodization (half day)

Simply put, periodization is time management. As a planning technique, it provides the framework for arranging the complex array of training processes (skill development, strength training, regeneration) into a logical schedule to bring about optimal improvements in performance. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the principles of contemporary periodization. “What is periodization?” will be…
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Long-Term Athlete Development: An Introduction (half day)

Whether you’re involved in the sport, recreation, health or education sector, you can help to integrate the Long-Term Athlete Development Framework across Canada. Long-Term Athlete Development is a multi-stage training, competition and recovery pathway that guides an individual’s experience in sport and physical activity from infancy through all phases of adulthood. This workshop will provide…
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Newcomers

The Situation in Canada By 2030, immigration will account for all of Canada's net population growth. Cities across Canada are being transformed by immigration, and these demographic trends will undoubtedly impact Canadian sports. Grassroots and professional sports organizations need to find ways to appeal to this diverse new audience. How Sport for life Supports Newcomer Sport…
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