PacificSport Interior BC and the network of Canadian Sport Institutes and PacificSport Centres are committed to supporting athletes and coaches at every stage of the Canadian Sport For Life Spectrum . Innovative training programs, current and interactive seminars, workshops and conferences are presented by professionals in their respective field. Sessions are designed to increase athletes knowledge in the areas of strength and conditioning, sport nutrition, mental training, and performance analysis.
Our sport performance workshops are open to athletes, coaches, parents and the general public. Workshops are FREE for Provincially nominated and registered IPS coaches and athletes.
**TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOPS, call the City of Kamloops ezReg line at (250) 828-3500 or go to www.kamloops.ca/ezreg and reference the Course ID noted at the bottom of each workshop description**
Grocery Tour - $10
There is no doubt that nutrition plays a vital role in optimizing athletic performance and training quality. Eating while you're on the road can be a challenge, but you still need to properly fuel yourself to compete and recover for your best performance. Join us for a Grocery Store Tour guided by a Registered Dietitian and learn how to make the best choices when you're away from home. Poster here
No Mental Training workshops are scheduled yet; please stay tuned for updates!
Strength & Conditioning
NCCP Pro-D Resistance Training Module - $45
This 3.5-hour dynamic and interactive introductory workshop will teach you how to prevent injuries and increase athlete performance through proven resistance training tools. After finishing this module, you will able to use resistance exercises that are appropriate to your athletes’ stage(s) of development to develop strength and be able to monitor athletes form and their training programs. *Coaches receive 5 NCCP Pro-De points toward certification maintenance on their transcripts*
Sunday, October 29th, 2017 - CANCELLED - will be rescheduled to March 2018
8:00am - 11:30am
Location: TCC Private Training Lab
Introduction to Olympic Weightlifting - $20
Learn to execute the Clean, Jerk and Snatch lifts to help increase strength & power in the weight room and in your sport. This course is for individuals who already have some basic experience in the weight room and want to learn how to safely and properly execute the Olympic Lifts from Exercise Physiologist, Greg Kozoris. *Coaches will receive 1 NCCP Pro-D point toward certification maintenance on their Locker transcript* Poster here
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017
9:00am – 11:00am
Location: Kozoris Acceleration Gym
Coach Education & General Interest
Supporting Individuals with Autism in Sports and Recreation - $40
This workshop will provide and overview of autism sepctrum discorders (ASD) and give examples of what ASD looks like in sport and recreation settings. A variety of strategies to support individuals with autism will be provided, including communication tips, coaching strategies, visual supports, strategies for building rapport and behaviour supports. *Pre-registration is required*
Saturday, Sept 23rd, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm
Location TCC Rooms C/D
Course ID: 275182
CAAWS: Creating Life-Work Balance - $20
For many women, balancing the demands of work, family, friends, and personal time is a challenge. This ladies-only workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to explore a variety of strategies to add more balance to their lives with presenter, Niki Remesz.
Monday, Oct 16th, 2017
Location TCC Rooms C/D
Concussion Management - $25
Led by an experienced Athletic Therapist, this workshop focuses on sharing the latest medical and scientific information about brain injury, sport risk factors, prevention techniques, and concussion management guidelines. Participants will review on-field assessment techniques, including the use of the SCAT3 tools and a review of red flags. Finally, the grey area surrounding return-to-play decisions will be explored.*A certificate of completion will be issued. Course is approved for 2.0 BCRPA and 1.0 PD NCCP Continuing Education Credits*
Other Training Seminars Available by Request:
- Field Testing Kit Coach Training - 18+ yrs
- Video Analysis and Dartfish Training - 18+ yrs
PLEASE NOTE: For groups of 10+ people, we can arrange a workshop for your organization. Prices may vary depending on facilitator travel and fees:
- $100 for a group of 8-12
- $150 for a group of 12-15
For more information, or to book a workshop, contact Eryn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-828-3583.