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SUPER SEMINAR FOR COACHES

by Hockey Manitoba  |  October 6, 2005 12:12 pm

SUPER SEMINAR for COACHES
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH
CANADIAN MENNONITE UNIVERSITY – WINNIPEG, MB

FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
DANIELE SAUVAGEAU
On “The Secrets of Coaching”

Daniele was the Head Coach who led the Canadian Women’s National Hockey Team to its first ever Olympic gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics and to a seventh consecutive World Championships 2001.

TOPICS

Core Stability & Injury Prevention
Participate with Kari Schneider in an interactive session using an exercise ball and bands, while learning the importance of core strength, stability and acceleration to train more functionally for your sport. The session will be limited to 25 participants.

Understanding and Working with Gender Differences in Coaching Girls
Join Sandra Friedman in a workshop on female gender culture; coaching girls is different than coaching boys of the same sport. This session will discuss strategies on working with girls that bring out the best in them.

Breaking Down the Barriers – Disabled Volleyball in Cambodia
Listen to an educational yet inspirational story by Neil Johnson. This session will give coaches an appreciation of the challenges and triumphs associated with disabled sport in Canada, while providing the opportunity to gain insight from the National Standing Disabled Volleyball Team. Included in the presentation will be the sharing of Canada’s recent trip to Cambodia in which the Canadian Team assisted with coach and athlete development.

Athlete Motion Analysis using Dartfish Software
This hands on workshop with Dr. Marion Alexander will allow participants to learn about the benefits of biomechanical analysis of their athletes’ techniqe to enhance performance, led by graduate students from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Studies. Participants will leave the session with a new understanding of biomechanics and knowledge of available resources to increase their athletes’ performance.

Play me Now or Play me Later – Concussion in Sport
Join Dr. Glen Bergeron as he discusses the important issue of concussion in sport. This session will increase public awareness of the rising incidence, provide better recognition & porper treatment of concussions as well as provide prevention techniques.

Sport & Law – The Coach/Athlete Relationship
Join Steve Indig as he explains what Canadian statutes and common law say about the coach’s standard of care, using recent case law examples. The session will discuss legal and ethical issues arising from the coach-athlete relationship, and participants will learn about strategies to be used by coaches and sport organizations to ensure this duty is fulfilled. Participants will gain a better understanding of the inherent power in the coach-athlete relationship and will be better equipped to exercise this power with the utmost care.

Getting Girls Off the Scale, Off the Couch and On With Their Lives
Interested in what happens to girls during puberty? Sandra Friedman discusses girls’ issues and concerns while providing strategies to help girls deal with adolescence.

The INVESTORS GROUP VOLUNTEER SPORT ADMINISTRATOR AWARD
presentation will also take place just before the Keynote Speaker. – nominate a volunteer from your organization. Nomination forms are available from Coaching Manitoba.

REGISTRATION FEE IS $50.00 and includes a BBQ PORK LUNCHEON.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, VISIT wwww.coachingmanitoba.ca or call (204) 612-2187.


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