"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
Conditioning Program for Competitive Athletes
Once again SportsCan will be running a conditioning program designed to bring your athleticism to an elite level.
This program runs twice per week with our certified personal training staff.
To register into the program please click here for details.
VCCE-Ottawa Fall session starting October 18th
SportsCan is now accepting registrations into our Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence (VCCE) of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence (VCCE) is an exciting new initiative developed through partnerships including the Provincial Associations, CIS and CCAA programs, Own the Podium, and industry leaders, such as Sportscan
This fall athletes have the choice of 3 different streams to enter. Each stream is designed to deliver a program that provides the essentials to developing the skills needed at the highest level.
Sports massage therapy helps alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body's soft tissues during physical activity. Where minor injuries and lesions occur, due to overexertion and/or overuse, massage can break them down quickly and effectively.
Massage Therapy can play an important role in the life of any active individual, whether you are training for an event or simply enjoy a game of baseball with your friends.
Registration for NCCP Courses in Ottawa
SportsCan will be running a NCCP Module B September 12th - 14th.
If you are looking to complete your NCCP Module B, be sure to register today. The courses will be held at our SportsCan studio located at 2825 Duaurier Ave. Ottawa, Ont. (across from IKEA).
To register for this course please click the link below.
SportsCan now providing Massage Therapy
Helping you recover faster and perform to your fullest potential!
With the ever increasing requirements of the competitive athlete to fully develop their potential, SportCan understands the importance of injury prevention and proper injury rehabilitation.
Benefits of massage for athletes and active individuals include:Reducing tension within muscles which can lead to better muscle performance.
Improving or preventing the loss of joint and muscle mobility helping prevent injuries from occurring.
Reducing pain that may be experienced following an activity Providing treatment after an injury.
In addition to the mentioned benefits, our therapists are experienced in treating a variety of sports-related conditions:
* Tendonitis and overuse injuries
* Plantar fasciitis
* IT Band syndrome
* Shin splints
* Ankle sprains
* Muscle strains
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).