Designed for young athletes competing in sport, our youth performance programs develop strength, mobility and conditioning, critical to performance and injury prevention, including programs tailored to sport specific training.
Athletics Canada West Hub hosts: Summer Track and Field Youth Training Program
Athletics Canada West Hub is proud to present Track and Field Training Program for Youth. This 2 session program is led by USports 600m Champion Vaughn Taylor and 2016 Olympian Erin Teschuk will aim to teach youth the basic fundamentals of track and field through a variety of exciting and challenging games, activities and workouts.
Summer Running Oasis
This clinic will be filled with fun and exciting warm ups, games, circuits, exercises and much more to introduce the techniques and skills involved in running. Led by professional runner and Olympic hopeful Mariah Kelly, who hopes to inspire, educate and show running as fun and inclusive sport. Activities are designed for adult participation along with their child, so come as a family and get active together!
All children age 7+ and their guardians are welcome no matter your experience level! Please wear workout clothes and running shoes, and bring a water bottle.
ACL and Injury Prevention Training
ACL and Injury Prevention Training is a 4 week introduction program for female youth athletes (12-18yrs) to learn about and participant in an injury prevention program. Athletes will participate in 1.25 hour long training session, they will also be sent home with a home program.
- Education will include: general knee anatomy, understanding the ACL and its function, ACL injury statistics and causes.
- Practical program will focus on proper warm-up techniques, strength training, jumping and landing mechanics, and running agility.
Performance Baseball Off-Season Training
For athletes ages 12 to 19.
Lead by PISE’s Performance Coordinator, Chris Hinton, this program is designed to help baseball players maintain specific strength and power during the in-season and capitalize on gains made in the off-season. Training focuses on the following:
- Strength & Conditioning focused training
- Speed development
- Baseball specific development (throw & hit)
- Pre, mid & post testing
- Education sessions on nutrition, baseball theory
- and much more!
If you are interested in this program, please contact Chris Hinton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250.220.2588 for more information.
Fuelling Youth Performance
This program provides indigenous athletes specialized training with PISE’s Strength & Conditioning coaches to help take their performance to the next level and reach their goals in their chosen sport(s). Sponsored by Island Savings and supported by I⋅SPARC, it introduces athletes to performance training to enhance their athletic experience, while increasing confidence and leadership skills. PISE coaches will focus on strength, agility and injury prevention to ensure safe and effective progress.
This program is not running at this time but will in the future, please check back.