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This free online resource www.cattonline.com currently includes toolkits for medical professionals; and for parents, players and coaches. All information contained in this resource is evidence-based.
HEAD COACHES AND ASSISTANT COACHES MUST HAVE THE SAME TRAINING TO BE ON THE BENCH OR FIELD.
BCLA Box and Field Coaching Drills and Skills
We have created a YouTube page and invite you to share your knowledge and experience by recording drills with your smart phone and upload it directly onto our YouTube page for other coaches to access. This medium of resource-sharing will be valuable for all coaches. The videos can be up to 90 seconds in length and we want to make sure that the drills are clear and easy to understand. To upload your video, please go to YouTube.com and type in the Username: firstname.lastname@example.org and Password: bcla0000. For instructions of how to upload video onto YouTube from your smart phone, please click here.
Professional Development Opportunities
SportMedBC is excited to announce that in collaboration with the Coaching Association of Canada and ViaSport, coaches may now earn National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Professional Development points through SportMedBC’s Sport Safety Courses and Workshops. Completion of the following courses and workshops will allow coaches to acquire NCCP Professional Development Points. SportMedBC can deliver sport-specific courses/ workshops by request, or coaches can sign-up for scheduled community courses.
Sports First Aid
This 8 hour course is taught by Certified Athletic Therapists. Participants are guided through emergency action planning, documentation, recognition and management of emergency and non-emergency scenarios, and basic injury prevention and management principles. This interactive course will give coaches confidence to recognize and effectively manage sports injuries. 3.0 NCCP Professional Development Points
This 8 hour course is taught by Certified Athletic Therapists. This is an introduction to taping principles and procedures. Participants will gain an understanding of injury management and protective taping techniques for injuries related to the foot, ankle, knee, hip, groin, elbow, wrist and hand. Coaches will gain a valuable skill that can help their athletes to return to sport and prevent further injury. 3.0 NCCP Professional Development Points
This 90 minute workshop is taught by Athletic Therapists, Physiotherapists and Physicians. Participants will gain an understanding of best practices in concussion recognition, acute management, and return-to-play guidelines. This workshop is an integral part of a coach’s training. Coaches will acquire valuable knowledge that will enable them to help athletes affected by concussion injuries. 2.0 NCCP Professional Development Points