"You not only impressed upon the parents, the huge
role that nutrition has on competition but also on the boys. The refs,
scorers and other parents asked after the semi-final match, "what did you
feed those boys? - they sure have a lot of energy!!"
Coach of Fusion 15U Boys Volleyball Team
Effective Team Selection Tips
Coaches can be a significant asset to their athletes when it comes to team selection policies and processes.
Whether it is a selection for a provincial, national, or international championship, it is important for the coach to know what they can do to best support their athletes through the process. Check out this month's #CoachTop10 for team selection tips.
SportsCan Elite Athlete Development Programs
With the ever increasing requirements of the competitive athlete to fully develop their potential, the volunteer coach cannot effectively deliver all necessary technical and tactical elements in addition to educating their athletes in the area of Nutrition, Conditioning, and Mental Training.
Our program provides Mental Skills Coaches, Sports Dieticians, Athletic Conditioning Coaches and Video support Coaches to work along side your current coaches to develop team ancillary training that can be delivered before, during or after practices.
Youth Multi Sport Summer Camps
Our program helps children learn new skills in a variety of sports, gaining confidence in ones abilities and fostering a lifelong love of physical activities among all participants regardless of their level of physical development and training experience.
Our camps provide a wide range of sports to help the development of all Fundamental Movement and Physical Literacy Skills.
Register for our 2015 Summer Academy
SportsCan Summer Volleyball Academy is now open for Registration.
Experience Ottawa's Top Summer Long Indoor and Beach Volleyball Program. Register before 2015 and you pay only 2014 prices.
Full Volleyball Academy
Indoor Only Academy
Beach Only Academy
This video was created by the Canadian Sport for Life Alberta Community Recreation & Sport Work Group as part of a project funded by the Alberta Sport Recreation Parks and Wildlife Foundation to promote Physical Literacy and the Canadian Sport for Life Movement.
Interesting Fact of the Week
Recent CHMS accelerometer data indicate that only an average of 7% of young people attain the recommended level of 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per day, with 9% of boys and 4% girls engaging in the recommended 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on at least 6 days per week.
(Source: Colley,R.C., Garriguet,D., Janssen,I., Craig, C.L., Clarke, J., & Tremblay, M.S. (2011). Physical activity of Canadian Children and Youth: Accelerometer data from the 2007to2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey. Statistics Canada, Health Reports, 22 (1), Catalogue no. 82-003-XPE).