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BC Athletes Bound for Pacific Rim Championships

BC Athletes Bound for Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia.


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Gymnastics community in Canada strengthens commitment to Safe Sport

Canadian gymnastics community gathers to advance and align Safe Sport initiatives.


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Article: "Contact Sports: Teaching Touch and Consent to Young Athletes"

Gymnastics coach Alina Williams discusses the importance of communicating with kids at every level of the sport as an effective measure of teaching touch and consent to young athletes.


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National Event Requirements

New requirements to ensure athlete safety and well-being. 


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Gymnastics Canada's Safe Sport Commitment

An important message from Gymnastics Canada. 


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CSI Pacific Events & Programs

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is offering a number of events and programs over the next few months. 


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Vivien Symington Inducted into Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame

The Club Aviva owner has been honoured with the Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame Sport Builder Award.


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2017 National Symposium Montreal

In conjunction with the 2017 World Championships, an acrobatic sports symposium has been scheduled in Montreal from October 5-8th.


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The BC Games Coach Mentorship Program

The Coach Mentorship program for the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games is open and available for applications. 


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2017 Coach Developer Conference

NCCP Coach Developers are invited to join viaSport for this unique professional development event. 


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Sport Performance Speaker Series

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is offering a Speaker Series for coaches and elite athletes.


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Zone 1 Coach Evaluator Training (Creston)

Gymnastics BC Zone 1 presents Coach Evaluator Training in Creston, BC. 


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International Coaching School

The International Coaching School, hosted by Canadian Sport Institute, provides coaches with two different opportunities to become world-class leaders.


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NCCP coaching requirement for Canadian Championships

Do you meet the coaching requirement for Canadian Championships? 


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Morgan and Stan Win Gymnastics Canada Awards

Gymnastics Canada honours its 2016 artistic gymnastics athletes and coaches of the year.


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PacificSport Vancouver Island Winter Workshops

PacificSport Vancouver Island is offering winter workshops in Campbell River and Nanaimo.

 

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Call for CanGym Working Group Members

Gymnastics BC is looking for up to 7 additional members to contribute their expertise to the CanGym Working Group.


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PacificSport Fraser Valley NCCP Courses

PacificSport Fraser Valley is offering several NCCP courses in December and in the New Year in Langley.


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BC Athletes Invited to Compete at the 2016 Pan American Championships in Bogota

Gymnastics Canada has invited two athletes, one coach and one judge from BC to participate in the 2016 Pan American Championships on November 28 to December 5 in Bogota, Colombia:


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4 Ways to Celebrate National Coaches Week

4 ways to celebrate National Coaches Week from September 17-25, 2016.


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Gymnastics BC & Gymnastics Canada Life Member dies at 94

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sev Heiberg, Gymnastics BC and Gymnastics Canada Life Member, at age 94.


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Okanagan Gymnastics Coach Takes a Big Leap into High Performance Coaching Program at UBC

At just 25 years old, Jesse Jakins is the only gymnastics coach from British Columbia to be accepted into UBC'S prestigious High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership Program. 


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Call For Coaches: Vancouver Wellness Show

PLAY Gymnastics BC is looking for coaches for the 2016 Vancouver Wellness Show.

 


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Attention coaches! New UBC graduate certificate

 

The University of British Columbia begins an exciting new graduate certificate for high performance coaches and technical sport leaders in August 2015. The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) has partnered with UBC to create the program, which has been endorsed by the Coaching Association of Canada. 


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Ethics in coaching

Many of you have taken the required Making Ethical Decisions course and evaluation. It’s a great program and a place to start, if you haven’t already, reflecting on your own coaching and interactions with those in your life.

Ethics also affects self –esteem and the critical role that behaving ethically has in the development and maintenance of healthy self-esteem.


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GBC hires Jeff Thomson as Coach Education Development Manager

Gymnastics BC announced today that Jeff Thomson has been hired as Gymnastics BC’s Coach Education Development Manager. Thomson will administer and streamline the current GBC NCCP Program. He will also develop new recreational and competitive coach education programs and services.


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GBC adopts Junior Olympic program for 2014-15 season

As of September 1, 2014, Gymnastics BC will use the USA Junior Olympic Program (JO) for its provincial level competitive categories. JO will replace the Canadian Provincial Program (CPP), GYMSTART and KIP. Interclub and Performance Plus will continue to be offered, but the athletes will now also have the option to easily transition to the JO program levels 1 and 2.


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PacificSport Concussion Workshop - November 14

 

PacificSport Fraser Valley, in partnership with SportMed BC, is hosting a Concussion Management Workshop on November 14 at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The concussion management workshop is led by a certified sports medicine professional and shares the latest news and protocols on preventing, identifying and managing concussions. This is a workshop no parent, coach, athlete or recreation worker should miss out on!

*This course qualifies for 2.0 BCRPA Continuing Education Credits

Registration for the workshop is available online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/event/8700544563?ref=ecount


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Attention Coaches: Upcoming Competition Development courses

Coaches looking to complete NCCP level 3 must complete four of these six modules.


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Making Head Way Concussion eLearning Series

FREE UNTIL OCTOBER 27, 2013

Welcome to the Making Head Way eLearning series! By taking these NCCP Professional Development modules, you will not only become concussion smart, but your completion of one of these module will also be recorded on your coaching transcript as professional development.

To begin, you will require a CC#. If you have never taken an NCCP course and need a CC#, please register with The Locker.

http://coach.ca/making-head-way-concussion-elearning-series-p153487


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Attention GBC coaches - Make Ethical Deadlines approaching

Are you a NCCP certified coach who completed Level 1 Theory before April 2004 AND who has NOT successfully completed the Make Ethical Decisions online evaluation?

OR

Are you a NCCP certified coach who has completed the Multi-sport Competition-Introduction Part “A’ or a standalone or homestudy MED course AND who has NOT successfully completed the Make Ethical Decisions online evaluation?

If you answered YES to either of the above questions, please note the following requirements, deadlines and possible impact to your certification.


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Day 2 of the 2013 Artistic Gymnastics BC Championships complete

Day two of the 2013 Artistic Gymnastics BC Championships are now complete in Prince George. Thirteen new B.C. champions were crowned this afternoon and evening:


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Share your expertise with The Public Health Agency of Canada

The Coaching Association of Canada is currently working with the Public Health Agency of Canada on a research project on the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours of coaches around health conditions.  


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