Introduction to Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity


This course has been designed to help you create fun, safe, positive, and developmentally appropriate quality sport and physical literacy experiences for people of all ages and abilities.



Introduction to Physical Literacy


Front-line physical activity workers will be introduced to the concept of physical literacy, and be able to identify the key elements of a supportive physical literacy environment.



Movement Preparation Part 1


Develop an understanding of why physical literacy is important and how by using physical literacy movement preparation as a warm-up effectively, it can increase the durability and performance of athletes while decreasing their risk of injury.
 


Movement Preparation Part 2 (Soccer)


Become familiar with the physical literacy movement preparation program specific to soccer including each of the five components and detailed explanations regarding the proper execution and progression of each exercise to increase athlete durability and performance while decreasing the risk of injury.



Canadian Indigenous Culture Training - Truth and Reconciliation Edition


This edition has been designed in accordance with the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action (2015) and includes information about the history and legacy of residential schools, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Treaties and Indigenous rights, Indigenous law, and Indigenous-Crown relations. This course has been developed by the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute of Canada.



Diversity and Inclusion Training for Volunteers


Volunteers are the public face of community events, non-profit organizations, and the corporate sponsors that support those events and organizations. Volunteer workforces should be diverse and inclusive, and every volunteer should feel safe, respected, and appreciated at all times. This course educates volunteer workers about acceptable and unacceptable attitudes and behaviours, how to respond appropriately, and their role in supporting a respectful, productive volunteer environment.



Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport


Sport offers many opportunities to meet people and learn about various cultures. This course on Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport examines the basic concept of culture and provides sport leaders with practical ways to model cultural awareness to youth players.



Effective Board Governance


This course was designed to educate volunteers who serve on a board of a non-profit organization. Typically, organizations have staff (paid or volunteer) who report to an administrator who reports to the board of directors. This course uses examples and scenarios from that type of organizational structure. For those who serve on a board for organizations structured differently, not all examples and scenarios in the course will be directly applicable, however the key lessons of the modules and concepts are transferable. It is recommended that all board members under go an orientation for their roles and responsibilities. This training contains video scenarios and interactive exercises to enforce key concepts.



Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers


This program examines the challenges facing volunteer-based organizations that must recruit, train and retain volunteers. It describes the 7-step approach to orientation/training and details the elements which apply to any system of properly administering the volunteer application process through to placement. Also, it focuses on the orientation process and discusses the role of technology in training/orientation.



HeadStartPro Athlete Course


In the HeadStartPro Athlete Course you will learn to achieve your full potential with a performance-driven, mental training process. This course is appropriate for athletes in the Learn-to-Train, Train-to-Train, and Train-to-Compete stages of the Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD). The most successful athletes in these stages are set apart by their ability to control their minds and control the moment. Moving beyond physical competency to mental proficiency requires process-driven tactics. By taking this course, you will learn skills to help your team improve focus, awareness, and mindfulness. The goal of HeadStartPro is to prevent the critical errors and decisions compromised by rushing, frustration, fatigue, and complacency. These four states are responsible for most of the performance errors athletes make and over 95% of all acute injuries.

HeadStartPro Coaching Course


In the Headstartpro Coaching Course you will learn to help your athletes achieve their full potential with a performance-driven, mental training process. This course is appropriate for coaches with athletes in the Learn-to-Train, Train-to-Train, and Train-to-Compete stages of the Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD).

Risk Management in Sport


Risk Management in Sport defines risk management, explains why effective risk management is necessary, and provides a practical description of the risk management process as it applies to sport organizations.



Effective Communication


This program examines the way we communicate, the factors that influence communication and the increasing role of the Internet and electronic communications in the volunteer sector.