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Sport for Life Leaders School transforms West Van Field Hockey Club

There are more than 1600 athletes registered in the West Vancouver Field Hockey Club’s Spring League program, and none of them are getting cut from their teams. With a focus on developing skills and having fun, this organization has decided to side-step the traditionally competitive elements of their sport to make sure everyone is included.…
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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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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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A Workshop Toward Truth and Understanding

The complete history of the land known as Canada is rarely told. Most Canadians never learn the history of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, peoples from an Indigenous perspective, which is why the KAIROS Blanket ExerciseTM is so important. The Blanket Exercise consists of trained facilitators leading participants through an experiential workshop on pre-contact,…
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The Impact of Quality Sport Programming in Bahamian Judo

Sport for Life, the global leader in the development of quality sport and physical literacy, aims to learn from and contribute to sport and physical activity programs around the world. Over the last four years, Sport for Life has worked with many sport organization across seven Caribbean nations. In October 2015, Sport for Life was…
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Appetite to Play

Supporting Physical Activities and Healthy Eating in the Early Years What is Appetite to Play? Physical activity and healthy eating in early childhood (0-5) is important for healthy child development and setting the stage for lifelong healthy behaviours. Appetite to Play is designed to support early years providers promote and encourage physical activity and healthy…
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Bob Bearpark Foundation

“Coaches teach important lessons in life... reliability, honesty, team building, life skills and values” Bob Bearpark Robert ‘Bob’ Edward Bearpark 1943 - 1996 Bob Bearpark embarked on a career in teaching and coaching in the southwest of England where he was a well-known athlete, physical educator and coach in the counties of Gloucestershire and Devon.…
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Present at the 2018 Sport for Life Canadian Summit!

Victoria, B.C. – The Sport for Life Society is calling on leaders from across the sport, recreation, education and health sectors to share their leading-edge work, inventive programming, best practices, research and/or findings at the 2018 Sport for Life Canadian Summit. The Summit takes place in Gatineau, Quebec from January 23 through 25. If we…
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We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of information you provide to us. Sport for Life Society will not sell, rent, lease or disclose customer information to third parties unless required by law or unless you provide consent to such a disclosure. Other terms of Sport for Life’s Privacy Statement are as…
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