Elizabeth Moore, former AEP athlete, had an outstanding performance at the 2016 Speedo Alberta Age Group championships at the beginning of March.
Moore captured five gold and one silver. Elizabeth won the 200 and 400m, I.M., 100 & 200m breaststroke and 200m butterfly and was second in the 200m backstroke. She tied for the most points accumulated in the 14-year-old division and received a top 10 youth recognition award.
[Source: Red Deer Advocate]
Tanner Fandrey, AEP athlete 2012-2014, was among 29 players invited to Hockey Canada's NextGen Prospects camp, held in Etobicoke, Ont. Tanner was among 8 defencemen on the list of invitees who will learn from 15 members of the current national sledge hockey team as well as national team coaches and assistant coaches.
[Source: Red Deer Advocate]
Although not with ASDC, we wanted to wish Brian Stackhouse a happy retirement. For the past 41 years, Brian has coached RDC'S cross country running team, including a few of our AEP athletes. All the best Brian!
FUN-duh-MENTALS of Sport Psychology
Doug. Swanson – F.I.R.S.T. Place for Human Performance
March 17, 2016
Achievers are Amazing 1.0
“This is how many people become artists, musicians, writers,
computer programmers, record-holding athletes, scientists...
by spending time alone practicing what they love.”
This is the first of a four part series – Achievers are Amazing. Whole person development encompasses
growth in four areas: physiological (movement), emotional (composure), mental (cognitive) and
sociological (social). 1.0 explores physiological development. Achievers commit to whole person
Individuals who achieve greatness should be celebrated. They embody the characteristics of
champions. Their performances, however, are deceiving; outcomes rarely divulge the deeper
development story. Grace, poise and precision which we applaud in performers is found far away from
the performance venue. Even if the performer harbours genetic, economic and political advantages
(which is not often the case) achievement arises in the “shadow of the valley of stress, strain and toil
To achieve fluidity and flow in performance requires enormous conviction and sacrifice in physical,
emotional, mental and social domains. It should not surprise us then that the performer loves his / her
artistry; but it doesn’t make it easy - ever! The brilliance of performance is found in a lonely, fatiguing
and often disquieting locale called Training
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An interesting read:
BLOCK vs RANDOM PRACTICE
IN THE CLASSROOM
We give a lot of love to block vs. random practice when it comes to sports – Check out what happens in the classroom.
Speed & Agility Camp
April 18 @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm
April 20 @ 6:30 - 8:00 pm
April 25 @ 6:30 - 8:00 pm
April 27 @ 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Registration Deadline: April 4th
Register Register online
CSI Calgary is hosting two CAAWS workshops on:
Life Balance and Effective Networking
April 1, 2016 9:00 am - Noon
University of Calgary, Kinesiology B236
May 6 - 8, 2016
Cross Country Canada's
High Performance Coaching Seminar
May 13 – 15, 2016
Knowledge to Action (K2A)
Sport Medicine Council of Alberta’s 2016 K2A Conference will provide an interdisciplinary experience for professionals in the Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation fields.
May 17th, 2016
Leadership Networks 301 programming
LN 301 is designed for those who fill key leadership roles within their organization (ED, CEO, owner, Executive team member).
Call the office at 403-340-0324 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information or to receive an application form.