One of many effective coaching attributes is the ability to develop a strong coach-athlete relationship. By building your emotional intelligence to develop intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, you are taking steps towards building stronger relationships with those around you including your fellow colleagues, and most importantly, your performing athletes. But what exactly is EI, and how can you harness the power of it to your advantage?
Strong Emotional Intelligence can help you:
Date: February 24, 2021Time: 7 – 8pm ESTCost: FREEPD Point: 1 PD Point
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Dawn Turner – Diving – Ottawa
Tough during a virtual world at the moment but building strong relationships on and off the course by being interested in other activities as a team. Go out for hikes, do crafts, recommend a movie, study groups. Just being together encourages a stronger team atmosphere.
Sophie Anderson – Soccer – Ottawa
Talk a bit more about roles and open up on strengths and weaknesses (building greater trust between coaches and getting comfortable with our vulnerability).
Elliott Rae – Multi-Sport – Toronto
I can promote a stronger relationship with my coaching staff through providing a better environment. If I were to allow myself to be vulnerable with my staff, I believe I could foster a healthier relationship with them. Another action that I could do with my coaching staff is unite the values, ambitious, workload, and ideas.
Dorothy Penner – Orienteering – Edmonton
Our coaching team is a very small, close knit group of volunteers. We have a great relationship currently but want to ensure that this can carry on as we introduce new coaches to our group. Staying in touch and doing activities together would be our biggest relationship promoters.
Glen Powney – Hockey – LaSalle
Delegate certain responsibilities to each Staff member; use their expertise and make them feel valuable. Listen to their ideas as well.
Chris Cook – Rugby – Brockville
Listening, listening, listening! This is the essential piece for connecting and implementing a program that is inclusive and responsive to everyone’s needs.
Norman Clarke – Basketball – Toronto
Have more time together away from the actual coaching. More opportunities for coaching staff to take the leadership role.
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This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. With the workshop you will be able to analyze certain coaching situations to determine if they promote learning.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to manage administrative aspects of the program and oversee logistics.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. This module will enable you to fully understand and explain the consequences of using banned substances in sport.
NCCP Psychology of Performance will allow you to help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition.
By completing the NCCP Planning a Practice module you will be able to organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. By completing this module you will be able to create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events.
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