Upcoming Courses

PacificSport Vancouver Island staff facilitate coaching and mentoring courses year round!

Please see below for our upcoming courses!


Summer Mental Training Series 2020

This series will provide education on mental training in sport. The sessions will focus on topics that can improve sport performance

Sport psychology and mental performance training is a huge part of athlete performance. With practice, mental training can provide a huge advantage for athletes who practice their mental game, providing them with skills to cope with pressure, set realistic goals and expectations, and persevere through adversity. Athletes who do not work on their mental game can become frustrated, disinterested, and lack confidence when competing in their sport. This series will provide athletes with some foundational skills to utilize in their sport environment.

The Summer Mental Training Series will be conducted online via Zoom, and is free to attend! Please register for the sessions by following the links below and you will receive an email confirmation that includes the Zoom link and password.

Session 1 – MINDFULNESS IN SPORT: Creating Awareness to Perform Under Pressure

Mindfulness, the ability to keep your focus in the present moment, has developed greatly in the sport psychology world. It is seen as a valuable tool in helping an athlete improve their sport performance. This workshop will introduce athlete’s to mindfulness, provide strategies in how an athlete can use mindfulness in their sport, and give athletes and coaches an understanding can add this tool to their toolbox to develop their mental game.

Mindfulness is a popular phrase that is used widely in our current society. In Western society, it is a term that is used to market a positive, healthy lifestyle in a variety of area’s in one’s life. Mindfulness, the ability to keep your focus in the present moment, has developed greatly in the sport psychology world. It is seen as a valuable tool in helping an athlete improve their sport performance. This workshop will introduce athlete’s to mindfulness and provide strategies in how an athlete can use mindfulness in their sport.

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Session 2 – USING IMAGERY TO PERFORM: Creating a Blueprint for Performance

Imagery, most commonly referred to as visualization, is a powerful tool that can help an athlete improve their sport performance. Imagery has many different use related to sport performance. This skill is used to enhance physical skills, like learning a new technique, executing performance, and correcting mistakes, as well as developing mental skills like developing strategy, problem solving, building confidence, and improving focus. This workshop will provide athletes with strategies to use imagery to prepare for their competition.

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