Here are some impressive performances by ASDC Central's Athlete Enhancement Program athletes :
Parker Biletsky made Volleyball Alberta’s 17U Provincial Team
Tess Pearman (ASDC Director Shawna’s daughter) made Volleyball Alberta’s 18U Provincial Team
Kirsten Pinkney is trying out for Team Canada Junior National Volleyball Team
Rylee Cassidy is trying out for Team Canada Softball this coming weekend in Saskatchewan.
Jayda Aasman won her 1st High School Beach Volleyball Championship. She was a 2 time Junior Champion as well.
Queens Extreme win Gold at Nationals Div 1 Tier 2. AEP Athletes include:
Sam Gagnon, Jade Bussard, Edyn Aasman, Kira Weddell and Miles Kydd, Coach & ASDC Executive Director.
The U16 Kings club volleyball team finished 4th at nationals this past weekend! AEP athletes include: JJ Graham, Riley Seward and Ty Moline.
Darius Ramrattan has qualified to represent Canada for his second Junior, and Under 23 World Championships in Kraków, Poland.
Logan Hill finished 2nd in the Drayton Valley Junior Open. He now qualifies for the McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour championship to be held on Aug 29 at Wolf Creek Golf Resort in Ponoka.
Former AEP athlete, Clare McMahon, earned a spot in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour with a win at the Banff Springs Golf Course.
Tanner Fandrey, former AEP athlete, was recently named Assistant Captain of Team Alberta and on May 13 – 15th competed with this team in the 1st Canadian National Sledge Championships (BC, Quebec and Ontario were the other competitors) and they won gold and are now the 2105 – 2016 National Sledge Champions.
Congratulations to the Alberta JR. Men's and Women's Handball Teams on winning gold at Nationals. On the women's side is AEP athletes Bryn MacDougall & Chelsea Antonio.
FUN-duh-MENTALS of Sport Psychology
Doug. Swanson – F.I.R.S.T. Place
for Human Performance
June 2, 2016
80 / 20 Rule as Applied to Adulthood
You may have heard of the 80/20 Rule. Twenty percent of athletes get 80% of the medals; twenty percent of the athletes do 80% of the work, are two examples. Twenty percent of the employees do 80% of the work. Twenty percent of our efforts accomplish 80% of our productivity.
In a recent study of 18 to 25 year olds only 20 percent (actually 16%) of the respondents stated they felt they had achieved adulthood. They were asked to respond to the following dimensions: 1) accepting responsibility for the consequences of your actions, 2) establishing a relationship with parents as an equal adult, 3) being financially independent from their parents and 4) deciding on beliefs and values independently of parents / other influences.
If you are approaching 18 years of age are you going to be among the 20% or 80%? What about when you reach 25 years of age? If you are 14-16 years old what will you say at 18, or 25.
It is interesting to know that 84% of university students (18-25) felt overwhelmed; only 16% believe they are coping well with the demands. Similarly, 79% of university students felt exhausted (not physically); only 21% felt they were experiencing well-being.
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June 17-18, 2016
Alberta Sport Connection will host Coaching & Leading Effectively course
June 18, 2016
Physical Literacy Workshop for the Early Years
For the Love of Curling Scholarships
Applications now being accepted for 2016 For the Love of Curling Scholarships
The application process runs from May 1 to June 30, 2016. Scholarships will be awarded in August.
For more information or to apply, visit online www.curling.ca/scholarship2016.
The 2016 Champions Fund will award $5,000 grants to 20 deserving female athletes, teams, or organizations, providing the financial support needed to pursue their athletic goals.
The deadline for submissions is September 29th, 2016. This year’s 20 grant recipients will be announced in November 2016.
For more information
Check out the Course Schedule for June & July being offered by Collegiate Sport Medicine Clinic
From Concussion Management, Sport Taping Courses, Trainer Training Camp and more ...
August 27 - Champ Chat
Girls (age 8–18) of all ability levels are invited to 4-hour events, called Fast & Female Champ Chats presented by Fuelling Women Champions
, where they will be inspired by Olympians & elite athletes to stay active in sports & have fun!
Red Deer, AB - Register Here
The 4th Annual Leadership Conference
Early bird rates apply until June 15, so be sure to register soon
Red Deer, AB