TRAINING

NATIONAL COACHING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM CLINICS

Community Coach

Grade 3&4 Coaches (October 6th 10am-4pm location TBD) and Grade 1&2 Coaches (October 20th 10am-4pm location TBD)
This workshop will give you all of the tools you need to hit the court with confidence as a first-time children’s basketball coach.
Over the course of six hours, this in-class and on-court workshop will help you:
        - understand the level of athlete you are coaching (typically children between the ages of 6-10);
        - equip yourself with the basic tools to plan safe, fun and effective practices;
        - learn how to teach basic basketball skills from a games approach in a fun and inclusive way.

Introduction to Competition

Grade 5-12 Coaches (September 29th-30th location TBD)
This 2.5 day workshop provides an exceptional foundation for your coaching career and introduces new coaching methods that will enhance both your coaching and your program’s effectiveness.
Through a mix of classroom and hands-on learning in the gym, this workshop focuses on:
Developing a strong understanding of Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) and how it relates to your athletes;
       - How to break down and teach fundamental basketball concepts (including: shooting, loading, dynamic warm-ups, 1-second advantage, spacing, footwork, and error detection/correction)  
       - How to load a basketball skill and drill;   
       - Developing an effective practice plan;  
       - Making Ethical Decisions - a powerful six-step decision-making process for every coach and an NCCP requirement for all sports.

BREAK IT DOWN COACHING CLINICS

We offer a variety of mini coaching clinics each year that focus on 1 specific topic in the game.  Each session is between 1 1/2-2 hours in length and is lead by experienced facilitators.  Our clinic topics this year will be:
Shooting - Keys to Being Able to Intro/Error Detect/Correct Shooting Form, Drills and Points of Emphasis
Date: Friday October 19th 6:30pm-8:00pm Location TBD
Warm-up Drills - How to Start Your Practice Off Right
Date: Sunday October 21st Time and Location TBD
Practice Planning - How to Format a Practice to Get The Most Out of Your Time 
Date and Location: TBD

 

BEST IN THE WEST COACHING CLINIC

Presenters:

Rich Chambers, Chris King, Dave Waknuk, Bree Burgess, Fatih Akser

When: October 12th-14th
Where: Luther College High School, Regina, SK
Cost: $100 - registered RCBA coaches receive a $40 discount using the code BESTINWEST
How to Register: gameplanbasketball.ca 
For more info: http:basketballsask.com

RESPECT IN SPORT

Respect in Sport must be completed by all coaches wishing to participate in our league. If you have already completed this certificate, please click off the BSI box on your account so that we have access to your certificate number. Please follow the link and complete the certificate as soon as possible: http://www.sasksport.sk.ca/RiS/  

CONCUSSION TRAINING

Stay tuned for more info

REGINA COUGARS - OPEN PRACTICE

2018 Dates TBD

Women's Cougar Open Practices
Men's Cougar Open Practices

ONLINE TRAINING

The NCCP offers valuable online training seminars covering numerous subjects related to coaching.  We strongly encourage our coaches to visit www.coach.ca to further their coaching knowledge.