Mar 4 - Teaching and Learning
8:30am - 4:30pm

The Teaching and Learning Module focusses on teaching coaches how to assess your own beliefs regarding effective teaching; analyze certain coaching situations to determine if they promote learning; create conditions that promote learning and self-esteem through: appropriate consideration of the affective, cognitive and motor dimensions of learning; the use of words and methods that relate to an athlete’s preferred learning style; a sound organization; active supervision; and the use of well-formulated feedback offered at the right time and with the right frequency; and to use teaching assessment grids to gather objective information on teaching effectiveness, and use this data to develop an action plan to enhance your own effectiveness as a teacher and coach.

Mar 5- Basic Mental Skills
9:00am - 12:00pm

The Mental Skills Modules teaches coaches how to recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills; and develop tools to help the athlete to make improvements in these areas; and run simple guided activities that help athletes improve basic mental skills.

Mar 5 - Design a Basic Sport Program
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Coaches trained in Designing a Basic Sport Program will be able to create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events; compare your program to those outlined by the NCCP in terms of long-term athlete development; assess the athletic development opportunities your program offers, and identify ways to remedy any weaknesses; interpret the information in a sample program, identifying training priorities and objectives at certain periods; and establish a link between your program’s training objectives and the content of practice sessions.


If you do not require the full bundle of courses, coaches can register for the individual module needed as follows:

267084 - Teaching & Learning ($85)
267085 - Basic Mental Skills ($45)
267086 - Design a Basic Sports Program ($50)


Course ID: 267083 Register at (250) 828-3500 or