Strategies incorporating the importance of choice, feedback, and practice structure in long-term athlete development that athletes, coaches, and guardians may find helpful. To read about them please visit SIRC blog.
Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) offers Safe Sport Training to help those involved with sport create an inclusive sport culture in accordance with the “Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport”. The training focuses on areas of acknowledgment, awareness, and action. To learn more and take the training visit Safe Sport Training.
How do sports clubs help communities? To learn more visit Sircuit ‘s blog post.
New programs (workshops, educational sessions) are becoming available to community sport clubs and associations. To learn more about these opportunities and how to get involved visit the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) Blog.
Did you know that about 50% of concussions go unreported? A national awareness campaign has been created to help in recognizing the potential concussions. To learn more please visit the Parachute Canada webpage.
Learn more about how to become a Parasport Coach and Mentor. Watch the video, complete a survey for a chance to win a $25.00 gas card. For more information on ways to get involved in Parasport visit CAO: Coaching in Parasport.
Research on athlete development suggests that there may be preconditions necessary to becoming a high-performance athlete. Readily available article by Guellich et al. (2019) published in the Journal of Expertise is one of the interesting resources that athletes, parents, and coaches might find useful.
Click here to read an article by Active for Life on motivations, involvement, and disengagement in sport among girls. This short article written by coach Jim provides valuable information for coaches and parents.
An article that explores components of volunteer coaches’ psychological contract including expectations of themselves and sports clubs as well as some recommendations for sport managers.