PacificSport Vancouver Island selected as Canadian Tire Jumpstart Grant Recipient

PacificSport Vancouver Island selected as Canadian Tire Jumpstart Grant Recipient

PacificSport Vancouver Island selected as Canadian Tire Jumpstart Grant Recipient

(JUNE 7, 2018, Nanaimo):  PacificSport Vancouver Island (VI) is proud to have been selected for a Canadian Tire Jumpstart (Jumpstart) Community Development Grant, receiving $15,000 to support our After School Sport & Art Initiative. 

IGNITE Athlete Development Program Part of the Game

IGNITE Athlete Development Program Part of the Game

14 year old Kyra Gillette has been training in the sport of Karate for more than half of her young life. In 2017 she took two gold medals at the Canada Open Karate Championships and a bronze at the Karate World Championships at the Olympic Oval in September.  Gillette competes at the national and international level in Karate and credits the Mid Island IGNITE Athlete Development Program with making her “stronger and more prepared.”

Coaches Week 2017

Coaches Week 2017

National Coaches Week is part of an initiative of ViaSport and PacificSport VI are planning an exciting week of events!

Coaches Week is September 23 - October 1, 2017 - REGISTER NOW!

PacificSport is proud to provide NCCP Training for $10/course (except High Five) during Coaches Week within National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) along with workshops provided by our regional sport and SportHealth partners.  

Our 2017 courses

Line Robert

Line Robert

Sports have always played an important role in Line’s life. Inspired by the 1976 Montreal Olympics, she competed in swimming at the National level during her teen years and played rugby for Vanier College. Line is also a certified coach in swimming, soccer, skiing, and cross country skiing, and has worked with youth and Masters teams in Quebec and B.C. A law graduate from the University de Montreal, Line is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Island Coastal Economic Trust and serves on the VIU School of Business Advisory Board.

NCCP Comp Dev. Psychology of Performance

NCCP Comp Dev. Psychology of Performance

Completing Psychology of Performance will allow you to:

·  help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition;

·  learn how to work with athletes or teams to identify performance and process goals related to their ability to focus on performance;

· learn debriefing skills that can be used to help athletes assess their performance in both training and competition.

Cost: $110*

*PacificSport Registered athletes and coaches get 50% discount

NCCP Comp Intro- Planning a Practice

NCCP Comp Intro- Planning a Practice

The 5-hour Planning a Practice module will give you the skills to:

  • organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants;
  • identify potential risk factors that could impact the sport and practice activities;
  • create an emergency action plan; and
  • identify practice goals and design activities that offer the best training benefits for the athletic skills required in your sport

Cost: $80*

NCCP Comp Intro- Making Ethical Decisions

NCCP Comp Intro- Making Ethical Decisions

By successfully completing the 3.5-hour Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.

MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.

Upon completing the MED module you’ll be able to:

NCCP Comp Intro - Nutrition

NCCP Comp Intro - Nutrition

NCCP Comp Intro - Nutrition

After taking the 1.5-hour Nutrition module you will be able to:

  • determine if foods and beverages consumed by your athletes before, during and after training are adequate;
  • offer suggestions for more suitable food and beverage alternatives when necessary; and
  • gain a better understanding of the best way to promote healthy food choices that are consistent with basic sport nutrition principles to both athletes and their parents.

Cost: $30*

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