Monthly Archives: November 2020

Quebec secondary school launches innovative sport program

Following the recent announcement of its official launch, the Sport 3D program and its designers have already been attracting a lot of interest from the sport sector over the past few weeks, including from media outlets such as Radio-Canada. Led by Sébastien Ouellet and five facilitators from Juvénat Notre-Dame du Saint-Laurent Secondary School, the innovative…
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#CommonwealthMoves initiative mobilizes PLAYBuilder content

This year’s pandemic brought a lot of people’s lives grinding to a halt, and the Commonwealth Moves initiative wants to get them moving again. The Commonwealth Secretariat has teamed up with organizations like Sport for Life to reboot the sector in this new COVID-19 reality, and is promoting PLAYBuilder as a key tool in the…
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Coaching our colleagues through COVID-19

[caption id="attachment_15191" align="alignleft" width="348"] Kabir Hosein with his daughter[/caption] Sport for Life storyteller Will Johnson shares a personal story about the power of coaching as our industry faces the difficulties surrounding this pandemic  I never really envisioned my life beyond age 35.  When I successfully tied the knot with my wife Kristina earlier this year,…
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PLAYBuilder Q&A with Saskatchewan Physical Education Association

[caption id="attachment_15186" align="alignleft" width="437"] Executive director Reg Leidl[/caption] The Saskatchewan Physical Education Association (SPEA) is a provincial non-profit that provides quality leadership, advocacy and resources for professionals in physical and health education to positively influence the lifestyles of Saskatchewan's children and youth. The mission is to promote and support active healthy lifestyles through the development…
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Swimming Canada embraces transformative athlete development philosophy

[caption id="attachment_15155" align="alignleft" width="375"] Photos Courtesy of Swimming Canada[/caption] Swimming is one of the most popular sports in Canada. For the last eight years our country has been routinely churning out Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have made a splash in the international scene. Much of this success stems from the work of John Atkinson,…
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