University of Alberta Sport Conference

February 26, 2017 by  
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Organized by members of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, the purpose of The Sport Conference is to provide an affordable opportunity for coaches, athletes, parents, and sport administrators to exchange ideas with University of Alberta academics, coaches and graduate students in a multi-disciplinary and interactive format. The Sport Conference May 31, 2017 (All day) […]


February 22, 2017 by  
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ParticipACTION 150 Play List Micro Grants Available The ParticipACTION 150 Play List is a national program designed to encourage all Canadians to sit less and move more. In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, ParticipACTION has created an ultimate list of physical activities that define Canadian’s. Individuals can participate by challenging themselves to complete all the […]

CAO – Unlock the Secrets of Coaching Conference

February 17, 2017 by  
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Unlock the Secrets of these Champions! 2017 Ontario Coaches Conference     Rosie MacLennan & Coach Dave Ross – A Winning Team 2012 & 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist  At RIO 2016 Rosie MacLennan became the first trampolinist to ever win back-to-back Olympic Gold medals. She also became the first Canadian athlete to successfully defend an Olympic title at the […]

Check out @YouthSportExpo coming to Ottawa March 11-12!

February 14, 2017 by  
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    Youth Sport Expo  @YouthSportExpo   Our mission is to have the healthiest, most active, community in Canada. Join us on March 11 & 12 2017! Join us at the Bell Sensplex on March 11 & 12 2017 for Ottawa’s BIGGEST youth-centered sports and health event, which celebrates & encourages kids ages 4 to 16 […]

How to Be a Hockey Parent: Tips & Tricks for Youth Hockey Parenting!

February 13, 2017 by  
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Hopefully you are not this type of hockey parent!  

Cold Weather Sports and Nutrition

February 9, 2017 by  
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  Nutrition for Cold Weather Sports from Coaching Association of Canada Special Considerations Special attention to adequate fuel and fluids is imperative in cold weather sports. Some of the issues that are unique to these sports include: Cold temperatures increase the risk of hypothermia and can reduce the desire to eat and drink; Shivering increases energy expenditure […]

Want to Keep your kids in sport? Start on the ride home!

February 1, 2017 by  
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Excellent 90 second video to show your parents during your pre-season meetings! Interviews Tips Resource Interviews Hear how the parents of professional and elite athletes handled the ride home. Ken and Arlene Olynyk Ken and Arlene Olynyk are the parents of Kelly, Jesse and Maya. Kelly plays in the NBA for the Boston Celtics, Maya […]

OFSAA January Bulletin is here

January 22, 2017 by  
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OFSAA’s Bulletin magazine is on it’s way to high schools across Ontario! In our Winter 2017 edition we recap the Fall Championships including cross country, golf, boys’ volleyball, girls’ basketball, field hockey and football. Plus, check for news on award winners and scholarships still up for grabs! stories written on and by high school student […]

Canada Games Activity Challenge – Sign up NOW

January 17, 2017 by  
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GAME ON! Join thousands of elementary schools across Canada for the Canada Games Activity Challenge! Easy for teachers, fun for kids, AND tons of rewards for everyone. Register now to start the Challenge on February 13th, 2017.   WIN A SCHOOL VISIT! Teachers and principals, register your classes before January 27 and be entered to […]

Yellowknife – Be a Buddy Not a Bully

January 16, 2017 by  
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MMA PROGRAM TEACHES YOUTH ABOUT THE IMPACTS OF BULLYING SHARE ON: MIKE GIBBINS, STAFF Coaches get ready to teach an anti-bullying seminar in Yellowknife. Photo courtesy: Kamikaze Punishment on Twitter. A martial arts program in Yellowknife is teaching children how to improve their lives through sport and prevent bullying in their community. A pilot project called […]

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