Stream 2: Competition

Coaches in the Competition stream usually have previous coaching experience or are former athletes in the sport. They tend to work with athletes over the long term to improve performance, often in preparation for provincial, national, and international competitions.

The Competition – Introduction context is designed for coaches of athletes moving from the FUNdamentals to the Learn to Train and Train to Train stages of long-term athlete development.

Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Branch offers the following Multi-Sport Competition Introduction modules in Alberta:

  • Make Ethical Decisions
  • Planning a Practice
  • Basic Mental Skills
  • Design a Sport Program
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Nutrition is now delivered as an eLearning course at Coach.ca.

Canada Games was the first time I felt like I was representing something bigger than myself.

Erica Morningstar 2005 Canada Games Alumni/Olympian

Competition – Development Program

The Competition – Development context is designed for coaches of athletes ranging from the Train to Train to the Train to Compete stages of long-term athlete development. Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Branch offers the following Multi-Sport Competition Development modules in Alberta:

  • Advanced Practice Planning
  • Developing Athletic Abilities
  • Prevention & Recovery
  • Leading Drug-Free Sport
  • Manage a Sport Program
  • Managing Conflict
  • Coaching & Leading Effectively
  • Psychology of Performance
  • Performance Planning

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