Centred...Bi-Monthly Newsletter





February 3, 2017      Centred        Volume 9 Issue 2

         Miles Kydd                                    Lori Rechlo
   Executive Director                      Program Coordinator
    RDC Room 902                              RDC Room 904
Phone: (403)-342-3231              Email: info@asdccentral.ca
                Website: www.asdccentral.ca

Athlete of the Month

The Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central (ASDC-C) is pleased to announce that the ASDC-Central Female Athlete of the Month for January 2017 is Kira Weddell. Kira is a 15 year old Red Deer resident, Grade 10 student at Lindsay Thurber High School and a competitive volleyball athlete. This past fall, Kira decided to focus her efforts and energy on the sport of volleyball.  Kira was a member of the Lindsay Thurber Raiders team this fall that was ranked 2nd and finished 2nd at ASAA 4A Volleyball Provincials in Red Deer. Read full media release

Deliberate Training & Mental Representation

Doug. Swanson
F.I.R.S.T. Place for Human Performance

Ericsson, Anders and Pool, Robert (2016) in PEAK: How to Master Almost Anything explores deliberate training. There are three levels.
1.    Naive practice – doing something repeatedly.
2.    Purposeful practice – practice with well defined, specific goals.
3.    Deliberate Training is training in which there is a deeper level of conviction to growth and development and is comprised of many foci.
Read more>>>
On February 8, 2017 we invite Central Alberta's athletes and coaches to view a free Webcast of our introductory Mental Skills Seminar; Achievers are Resilient. More information

Upcoming Events


ASDC - Central Winning Edge Seminar
Mental Skills # 1 Bronze & Silver
Date: February 8 at 7pm
RDC Room 2503 & 2505 

ASDC - Central Coaching Grants
Accepting applications
More info >>>

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
Family Day Fun
Date: February 20 from 10am - 5pm
More info >>>

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
2017 Ford World Men's Curling Bus Trip
Date: April 4, 2017

More info >>>
2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference
April 27-29, 2017 Banff Centre
More information

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
2017 Induction Banquet
Date: May 26, 2017

More info >>>
ParticipACTION 150 Play List
Registration now open
More info >>>

AGILITY TRAINING:INSIGHTS FROM THE RESEARCH
Author: Nancy Rebel, MLIS , Director of Content Development, SIRC

High performance athletes depend on coordination and agility to fine tune their skills and abilities on the field of play. Outside of the skills needed specifically for sport, agility is often looked at as a leading factor in determining success in a sport. Athletes need to be able to react to situations quickly, with strength and explosiveness. Developing agility through specific training has been under examination for many years. Read full article>>>
Thank you Dr. Kathryn Pallister, Red Deer College Communications Studies Program Head for her Positive Public Speaking Skills lecture and activities. Also, thank you to local media personalities; Real Country 95.5's Al Redel and Duane Rolheiser partner in local social media platform todayville.com for all the valuable information on Media Relations for Athletes.
ASDC - Central is looking to fill 1 Board of Directors position. Please email for more information
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Alberta Sport Connection.
We gratefully acknowledge the partnership & support from Red Deer College.
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