We offer a variety of educational workshops throughout the year, from Physical Literacy 101 to preparing for athletic scholarships. We often collaborate with organizations like Sport for Life to bring in some informative, fun workshops.
PLAY for All – Education Day
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD, 8:30AM – 12:30PM
Doors open at 8:15am at PISE, 4371 Interurban Rd.
A OneAbility initiative presented by PISE.
This free, active and engaging workshop will help you learn ways to adapt movement skills for all kids and youth (elementary & middle school age), understand different parasport options that can include everyone, utilize behaviour support tools and build knowledge of ways to include strength and conditioning adaptations into classes for older ages. Everyone welcome: post secondary students, teachers, recreation leaders or health professionals or anyone wanting to learn more about adapted sport and physical activity.
Stephanie was born in Brampton, Ontario and moved to Victoria in 2003 to attend UVic and swim for the Vikes. She earned a BA in Psychology in 2009. Stephanie went on to compete in 3 Paralympics, winning 19 Medals including 7 Gold. She set multiple world records and is the current world record holder in 2 events.
An Ambassador for the Canadian Paralympic Committee and also for Canadian Tire Jumpstart, Stephanie is a CBC Sports Broadcaster for Paralympic Games, and was an Assistant Chef de Mission for Parapan American Games 2015. She currently runs a coaching business in Whitehorse focused on swimming, fitness and motivational coaching. Stephanie was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 and was honoured with appointment to the Order of Canada in 2018.
Concussion Management-Sport Med BC
Certified Athletic Therapists will lead participants through best practices in understanding brain injury, sport risk factors, prevention techniques and concussion management guidelines.
Participants will review on-field assessment techniques, the use of the Concussion Recognition Tool 5, SCAT5 tool and return to learn and return to sport protocols. Participants will be given time for sport specific questions.
*A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for BCRPA and NCCP Continuing Education Credits
Athletic Taping-Sport Med BC
Certified Athletic Therapists will cover taping techniques used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture and practical sessions. Safety considerations, preventative and supportive techniques will be discussed. Participants will be introduced to procedures for the ankle, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, fingers and thumb.
Participants are encouraged to wear athletic attire during this course (Shorts and t-shirts)
*A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 BCRPA and 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
Sports First Aid-Sport Med BC
Participants are introduced to sport injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include roles and responsibilities, emergency planning and prevention of injuries, recognition and control of life-threatening situations and common sports injuries.
*A certificate of completion will be issues. This course is approved for 3.0 NCCP PD Continuing Education Credits*
Please check back Spring 2019 for more offerings