The Competition – Introduction Advanced workshop is a 22-hour course, scheduled over three to four days with on- and off-court teachings. Competition – Introduction is the prerequisite course. Athletes will be in the Train to Train stage of LTAD.
Age of athletes being coached:
Early Entry Athletes: Females 11-15 years, Males 12-16 years.
Late Entry Athletes: +2-5 training years.
Who is this workshop designed for?
This workshop is designed for coaches who have taken the Competition Introduction workshop.
What is the focus of the workshop?
The focus of this workshop is to continue to learn to coach the basic skills and tactics of wheelchair basketball, and to support the competitive experience.
What are the top 3-5 things a coach will learn in this workshop?
- Advanced concepts such as the integration of mental skills into practices and games, planning practices for different phases of a season, and providing effective feedback and questioning.
- How to design and manage a sport program.
- Effective design and implementation of the components of a practice, including the use of whole-part-whole and learning progressions.
Duration of the workshop:
22-hour course scheduled over three to four days (typically Thursday evening, Friday all day, Saturday all day, Sunday morning and afternoon).
Location of the workshop:
In class and in the gymnasium.
What other certification requirements are there?
While no certification requirement exists, coaches should have previously taken the Competition Introduction workshop. Coach will receive “In-Training status” upon completion.
How To Register
If you are interested in becoming a qualified coach in the Wheelchair Basketball Canada NCCP program, contact your Provincial Sport Organization for certification courses near you.