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Connecting Coaches

January 2017                                                                            Volume 9 Issue 1

ASDC - Coaching Services

With our services we hope to assist coaches of emerging athlete with the sport science resources they need to succeed. In order to assist you in the opportunity to support young athletes through their sport experience, we have compiled a number of resources to assist and support coaches from the community, club or high performance levels. Please see our website for more detailed information on;

Coaching Grants - NCCP program - Canadian Sport for Life - Respect in Sport


Join us February 8 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm for a live webcast of our introductory Mental Skills Seminar; Achievers are Resilient


Coaching Tips

No matter the situation conflicts will arise, and coaches need to be prepared to manage them. Whether it's with a player or parent, a coach will need to be ready to approach each conflict differently depending on the situation. has a great article on the 5 Approaches to Conflict Management; competing, collaborating, compromising, avoiding, and accommodating. Read more >>>


Practice Doesn't Make Perfect
By: Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova is a contributing writer for, and writes an interesting article on the old cliche that practice makes perfect. 
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Gatorade Sports Science Institute tackles topics like Sports Nutrition, Training & Performance, Athlete Health & Well-Being in their Sports Science Exchange. The following research was SSE #135 MONITORING FATIGUE AND RECOVERY by Shona L. Halson
As athletes strive to improve their performance, modifications in training load are required, and in particular, increases in frequency, duration and intensity. Training loads are managed at various times during the training cycle to either increase or decrease fatigue depending on the phase of training (i.e., baseline or competition phase). Ensuring that fatigue is adjusted appropriately is critical for both adaptations to training as well as competition performance. Read more>>>

Upcoming Events

Sport Law & Strategy Free Webinar
Title: What to Watch in 2017
When: February 8 from 10:00–11:00am
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NCCP Calandar
2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference
Date: April 27-29, 2017
Where: Banff Centre
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Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif Conference
Date: November 2 - 4, 2017
Where: Calgary
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