Monday, April 8, 2013

Upcoming Coaching Courses

To register for the following courses, please contact Bill Taggart (, 576-4979).

1.     Prevention and Recovery (Competition Development)
When/Where/Time: Sunday, April 14, Sport NL Building (1296A Kenmount Road), 9:00am-5:00pm
Target: Instructors, Competition Coaches
After taking Prevention and Recovery you will have the knowledge needed to:
  • identify common injuries in your sport and develop appropriate prevention and recovery strategies to keep your athletes injury-free during training and competition;
  • offer valuable information and guidance on hydration, nutrition and sleep as they relate to injury prevention;
  • choose skills and drills that help athletes perform appropriate warm-ups and cool-downs;
  • develop functional evaluations for an athlete's return to play;
  • implement recovery and regeneration techniques to help an athlete maintain or return to optimal performance post injury.
2.    Resistance (Professional Development)
When/Where/Time: Monday, April 15, Swilers Club (100 Crosbie Road, St. John’s), 6:00pm-10:00pm
Target: Coaches working with athletes at the high school or club level in a competition setting
A must-have for competitive coaches, this dynamic and interactive introductory workshop will teach you how to prevent injuries and increase athlete performance through proven resistance training tools. Become a better coach by augmenting your plan with elements such as:
  • Stability training
  • Core training
  • Muscular endurance training
  • Speed training
Bill Taggart
Project Leader- Canadian Sport 4 Life
Phone: (709) 576-4979
Fax: (709) 576-7493