Centred...Bi-Monthly Newsletter

April 7, 2017      Centred        Volume 9 Issue 6

         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 March 2017 is Zoe DeJonge.
Zoe DeJonge (de young), is a 13 year old Sylvan resident, Grade 8 French Immersion student at Ecole Fox Run School in Sylvan Lake and a competitive swimmer. Read full media release >>>

Winning Edge Seminar - Guest Speaker

ASDC-Central is proud to present our 2017 Winning Edge Seminar guest speaker is Canadian Rugby athlete, Ashley Steacy. More Information


Tournament Tips
On multi-event/multi-training days, nutrition provides: 
- Sustained energy;
- Physical comfort; absence of hunger;
- Mental focus for best technique and skill execution.
It also targets:
- Adequate fluid and electrolyte intake;
- High carbohydrate, adequate protein, and low fat. Read all tips >>>

Upcoming Events

ASDC - Central Winning Edge Seminar
Title: Guest Speaker - Ashley Steacy
Date: April 25, 2017 at 6pm
RDC Room 1400

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

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
Title: Easter Family Night
Date: April 12, 2017 6pm - 8pm
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 >>>
ASDC - Central is looking to fill 1 Board of Directors position. Please email for more information

Single sport focus before age 12 poses injury risk in young athletes

Woodruff Health Sciences Center

A study conducted by Emory Sports Medicine physician Neeru Jayanthi, MD, recommends that young athletes should not specialize in sports before age 12, train more hours per week then their age, and should limit training to less than 16 hours per week to avoid injury.
Read full article >>>

Mental Skills

Expecting Success: The Power of Beliefs
Dr.G @ competiveadvantage.com
Today I want to zero in on one primary source of these mental-based fears: your BELIEFS. Expecting success is one of the 10 critical steps to mental toughness and peak performance. If you don’t really believe in yourself, then you’ll enter competition entertaining the what-ifs and expecting failure. Unfortunately, these worries and negative expectations shape your performance. Read full article >>>

Impressive Performance

Congrats to AEP athletes Edyn Aasman, Jade Bussard, Riley deWit, Sam Gagnon, Emma Holmes, Kelsey Olsen, Sydney Rix, Sarah Scrase, Kira Weddell, and the Queens U17 Volleyball team for placing second at Volleyball Alberta’s 18U Premier #3 in Edmonton this past weekend. The Queens17 will enter Volleyball Alberta 17U Provincials on April 22/23 as the #1 seed.

Also congratulations to AEP athlete Mackenzie Huddleston and the Queens U18 Volleyball team for placing 13th at Volleyball Alberta’s 18U Premier #3 in Edmonton this past weekend and will enter Volleyball Alberta 18U Provincials as the #8 seed.
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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