The Nordiq Canada Women’s Committee is very excited to present a High Performance Coaching Seminar for Female Coaches. Featuring seminars on ski fleets, physiology, tactical development, leadership along with panel discussions and networking opportunities.
Presenters include: *Cari Din – Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary *Jodi Hawley – Pathway Advisor & Physiologist, Own The Podium *Alasadair Tutt – USSSA Development Coach of the Year 2019, MSc Mid Sweden University *Judy Buchanan-Mappin and Mike Mappin – Professional ski testers and technicians and many more!
The Seminar will take place via Zoom over Thursday May 20th and Friday 21st and it’s free!
The Seminar is for coaches at the Train to Train (In-Training and Certified status) and above with presentations focused on those coaching Junior (U18) athletes and above. While other coaches may request to participate, coaches need to have a good understanding of physiology, training prescription and ski selection to get the most out of the seminar. This will be a great opportunity to improve your competence and gain confidence and earn some PD points while meeting coaches from across the country.
To register for the seminar complete the form via this link.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee’s “CONNECTION 2021” program is tailored specifically to women with disabilities who are interested in Para sport. With an all-star female cast of Paralympians, national team athletes, speakers, and hosts ready to engage with female participants, the event aims to ignite the passion for Para sport.
CONNECTION 2021 is open to women ages 16 and older who have a disability, with or without previous sport experience and who are excited to get involved in Para sport. We are also welcoming current or former athletes from all levels aiming to explore a new Paralympic sport or discover a new sport that can complement their main discipline.
The event will be held entirely on Zoom and will consist of two half-day sessions on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 (starting at 11:30PM CDT and ending at 4PM CDT on both days).
Interested women can submit their expression of interest by May 15, 2021. The maximum number of participants selected will be 25 and participants must be based in Canada.