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SPORT NUTRITION FOR ATHLETES & COACHES

SPORT NUTRITION FOR ATHLETES & COACHES

Featured Tip: Fuel for fun – healthy snacks for active kids!

Wondering what you could bring as a healthy snack to your little one’s next practice or game? Download this month’s Sport Nutrition tip for some great ideas in an easy reference chart!

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Ask a Dietitian:

I work with both teenage and adult elite curlers. What, specifically, should be contained in the snack that they ingest during the half time (5th-end break) of a 2.75 hour game. I presume the brushers, who do much more anaerobic work than the skip require different amounts of the same food items?

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LONDON 2012: MEET THE COACHES

This month we meet Randy Bennett ChPC, the head coach for the Canadian Olympic swim team for London 2012, and the personal coach of 2008 Olympic bronze medallist, Ryan Cochrane. Since beginning his coaching career over 30 years ago in Fort McMurray, AB, Bennett has had the pleasure of working with some of Canada’s top swimmers, and has also helped mentor future coaches through his role as a mentor coach and guest speaker with the National Coaching Institute in Victoria, BC.

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BLOG: Soccer Master Learning Facilitators do it right
by Kathy Brook

The Ontario Soccer Association recently ran a training session for their NCCP Master Learning Facilitators, and Kathy Brook, a CAC Coaching Consultant and a member of the National Master Learning Facilitator Team for the Competition – Development context as well as a Competition – Introduction multi-sport Master Learning Facilitator in Ontario facilitated the training. She walks us through why this type of training is so important to the success of the NCCP.

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CAC RESEARCH COMMITTEE NEWS

The CAC Coaching Research Committee was established in 2005 to assist the CAC with developing a formal research program and to create a stronger link between university-based research and CAC programs and services. 
The committee is currently looking for two new committee members, research papers for the 2012 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference, and for research proposals for projects up to $7,000. For more information, please click on the appropriate link below:

Call for new members >>>

Call for research papers for Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif 2012 >>>

Call for research proposals for projects up to $7,000 >>>

NCCP NEWS

Level 3 Equivalency Policy Update

Coaches seeking NCCP Level 3 certification will continue to be able to do so following an extension of the equivalency deadline for sports to develop the Competition – Development context. Coaches will be provided with one year advance notice of the end of the policy.

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