Competition Introduction Modules

Coaches must attend the full duration of the training to receive credit for their participation.

NCCP BASIC MENTAL SKILLS – 4 hours
Learning Environment Registration Fee Frequency of Module Offering
Online Delivery (Zoom) $45.00 Monthly
In Person Delivery $45.00 Limited
Oct. 12 Tuesday 5:00 – 9:00pm Basic Mental Skills Online Oct. 5
Nov. 3 Wednesday 5:00 – 9:00pm Basic Mental skills Online Oct. 27
Date Day Time Module Method Deadline

After completing Basic Mental Skills module, you will be able to:

  • recognize signs that an athlete may need to improve his or her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills; and develop tools to help the athlete to make improvements in these areas; and
  • run simple guided activities that help athletes improve basic mental skills.

A Home Study format is available for those coaches requiring an alternative learning option.

NCCP DESIGN A BASIC SPORT PROGRAM – 5 hours
Learning Environment Registration Fee Frequency of Module Offering
Online Delivery (Zoom) $50.00 Monthly
In Person Delivery $50.00 Limited
Sept. 26 Sunday 9:00am – 3:00pm Design a Basic Sport Program Online Sept. 17
Oct. 19/20 Tues/Wed 5:00 – 8:00pm Design a Basic Sport Program Online Oct. 13
Nov. 28 Sunday 9:00am – 3:30pm Design a Basic Sport Program Online Nov. 22
Date Day Time Module Method Deadline

After completing Design a Basic Sport Program module, you will be able to:

  • develop a program structure based on opportunities for training and competition;
  • establish indicators of athlete development in the program; and
  • develop practice plans that reflect seasonal training priorities.

A Home Study format is available for those coaches requiring an alternative learning option.

NCCP MAKE ETHICAL DECISIONS – 4 hours
Learning Environment Registration Fee Frequency of Module Offering
Online Delivery (Zoom) $45.00 Weekly
In Person Delivery $45.00 Limited
Sept. 28 Tuesday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Sept. 17
Oct. 4 Monday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online  Sept. 27
Oct. 13 Wednesday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Oct. 6
Oct. 21 Thursday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Oct. 14
Oct. 27 Wednesday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Oct. 20
Nov. 2 Tuesday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Oct. 26
Nov. 15 Monday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Nov. 8
Nov. 20 Saturday 3:00 – 7:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Nov. 12
Nov. 25 Thursday 5:00 – 9:00pm Make Ethical Decisions Online Nov. 18
Date Day Time Module Method Deadline

By successfully completing the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions (MED) training, coaches will be fully equipped to handle ethical situations with confidence and surety.  The training helps coaches identify the legal, ethical, and moral implications of difficult and potentially unsafe situations that present themselves in the world of team and individual sport.

Upon completing the MED module you’ll be able to:

  • analyze a challenging situation and determine if it has moral, legal or ethical implications;
  • apply the NCCP Ethical Decision-Making Model to properly respond to each situation in a way that is consistent with the NCCP Code of Ethics.

Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation:

The Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation provides the opportunity to apply the skills learned in the module to real life situations.  After completing the module, coaches can access the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions online evaluation at no additional charge through the Locker.  Successful completion of the MED online evaluation is necessary to be certified in most sport-specific coaching pathways.

NCCP PLANNING A PRACTICE – 5 hours
Learning Environment Registration Fee Frequency of Module Offering
Online Delivery (Zoom) $60.00 Monthly
In Person Delivery $60.00 Limited
Sept. 26 Sunday 1:00 – 6:00pm Planning a Practice Online Sept. 17
Oct. 3 (new) Sunday 1:00 – 6:00pm Planning a Practice Online Sept. 26
Oct. 16 Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm Planning a Practice Online Oct. 8
Nov. 8/9 Mon/Tues 5:00 – 8:00pm Planning a Practice Online Nov. 1
Date Day Time Module Method Deadline

Planning a Practice module consists of two components:

Coaches must complete both components to receive full credit for having taken the Planning a Practice Module.

Planning a Practice learning activities will prepare coaches to:

  • explain the importance of logistics in the development of a practice plan;
  • establish an appropriate structure for a practice; and
  • identify appropriate activities for each part of the practice.

After completing the NCCP Emergency Action Plan eLearning activity, coaches will be able to:

  • describe the importance of having an Emergency Action Plan (EAP);
  • identify when to activate the EAP;
  • explain the responsibilities of the charge person and call person when the EAP is activated; and
  • create a detailed EAP that includes all required information for responding to an emergency.

A Home Study format is available for those coaches requiring an alternative learning option.

NCCP TEACHING AND LEARNING – 5 hours
Learning Environment Registration Fee Frequency of Module Offering
Online Delivery (Zoom) $60.00 Monthly
In Person Delivery $60.00 Limited
Oct. 2 Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm Teaching & Learning Online Sept. 24
Nov. 23/24 Tues/Wed 5:00 – 8:00pm Teaching & Learning Online Nov. 16
Date Day Time Module Method Deadline

After completing the NCCP Teaching and Learning module, you will be able to:

  • assess your own beliefs regarding effective teaching;
  • analyze certain coaching situations to see if they promote learning;
  • create conditions that promote learning and self-esteem through:
    • appropriate consideration of the affective, cognitive, and motor dimensions of learning the use of words and methods that relate to an athlete’s preferred learning style;
    • a sound organization;
    • active supervision; and
    • the use of well-formulated feedback offered at the right time and with the right frequency
  • use teaching assessment grids to gather objective information on teaching effectiveness, and use this data to develop an action plan to enhance your own effectiveness as a teacher and coach.

A Home Study format is available for those coaches requiring an alternative learning option.

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