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NCCP – Intro to Competition – Basic Mental Skills


The Basic Mental Skills module gives you the ability to:

  • recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills; and develop tools to help the athlete to make improvements in these areas;
  • run simple guided activities that help athletes improve basic mental skills.
9:00 AM–1:00 PM
Feb 29
Reg. #5375

NCCP – Intro to Competition – Planning a Practice


This module will help you:

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; identify practice goals and design activities that offer the best training benefits for the athletic skills required in your sport.

9:00 AM–3:00 PM
Mar 22
Reg. #5377

NCCP – Intro to Competition – Teaching and Learning


Upon completing the Teaching and Learning module you will be able to:

  • assess your own beliefs regarding effective teaching;
  • analyze certain coaching situations to determine if they promote learning;
  • create conditions that promote learning and self-esteem through:
  • appropriate consideration of the affective, cognitive and motor dimensions of learning;
  • the use of words and methods that relate to an athlete?s preferred learning style;
  • a sound organization;
  • active supervision; and
  • the use of well-formulated feedback offered at the right time and with the right frequency.
  • use teaching assessment grids to gather objective information on teaching effectiveness and use
9:00 AM–2:00 PM
Mar 21
Reg. #5376