WORKSHOPS AND CLINICS
The Grande Prairie Sport Council will be teaming up with the Alberta Sport Development Centre, Sport Medicine Council of Alberta, Be Fit For Life Centre, the GP Volunteer Services Bureau and others to bring the sport community opportunities for professional development.
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Date(s) – 13 May 2017
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Kinesis Physical Therapy
SATURDAY MAY 13, 2017
9:00 am – 1:00pm
$75 includes the cost of tape/supplies
ABOUT THE COURSE:
- Come learn the basics of taping / strapping
- Learn how to tape an ankle, knee, wrist, thumb and finger
- Taught by Physical Therapists with a variety of on-field sport experience
- Practice and get one on one assistance to refine your technique
- For anyone regardless of skill or experience
- Ideal for coaches, parents and volunteer trainers
- Call Kinesis Physical Therapy at 780-513-8313
- Only 2 spots left!
Concussion Information Session for Sport Volunteers & Parents
by: Grande Prairie Sport Council
This education seminar is for sport parents, volunteers, coaches and athletes that want to learn how to identify a concussion and what to do about it.
What you will learn:
-signs and symptoms of a concussion
-return to learn/return to play guidelines
-tools that can be used to assess an individual
-dangers of not reporting concussions/head injuries
Priya Nath, B.Sc.
Concussion Service Program Coordinator, Brain Care Centre
Nordic Pole Walking – May 6, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This introductory to Nordic Pole Walking is a low impact but great total body workout. Take your outdoor walks to a new level and prepare for an urban or backcountry hike. All skill and fitness levels welcome. Poles will be supplied. For more information and to sign up for this free workshop, visit Spring Programs.
TIME IS RUNNING OUT…
Have you ever wanted to teach biking to youth? Nitehawk will be running a Sprockids Instructor Training session next Saturday May 13th.
“Sprockids is all about changing the role and definition of sports in our society. Being active and having fun should be a part of everyday life. The Sprockids Program teaches young people 55 skills, which enable them to safely and successfully enjoy mountain biking.”
For more information please call Nitehawk – 780-532-6637 or to register click the link below!
Please register here.
Women In Soccer Conference – May 5-7. Great opp for players, referees, mothers, administrators and/or coaches!
The soccer community needs more strong, skilled women in leadership roles – and this unique conference was created with that in mind!
If you’re interested in unique networking opportunities, gaining new certification as a coach or referee, or honing your skills as an already active coach, referee or leader in the soccer community, this weekend will have so much to offer you.
Hosted at the University of Alberta, May 31 to June 4, 2017
Organized by members of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, the purpose of The Sport Conference is to provide an affordable opportunity for coaches, athletes, parents, sport administrators, and the general public to exchange ideas with University of Alberta academics, coaches and graduate students in a multi-disciplinary and interactive format.
The Sport Conference is designed to present, discuss and challenge thinking on a broad range of sport issues. The Sport Conference is built around interesting questions, with knowledgeable individuals debating the evidence (or lack thereof), and engaging with the sport community.
All participants in The Sport Conference that are NCCP Certified Coaches are eligible to receive 3 professional development points for attending any day of The Sport Conference.