Canada Artistic Swimming offers the following NCCP workshops.
Synchro Instructor : This workshop is aimed at recreational level coaches who have no prior coaching experience. Covering the fundamentals of STAR 1-8 figures, skill development, routine basics, and safety in the water, this workshop will prepare participants to teach basic synchronized swimming to beginners.
Competition - Introduction Coach : Intended for coaches who have taken the Synchro Instructor course and who are now coaching competitive athletes aged 6 to 15, this two-day course focuses on planning, long-term athlete development, and performance analysis.
Competition - Development : Designed for coaches of National stream athletes aged 12-16, this comprehensive 4.5-day workshop focuses primarily on the development of a yearly training plan, including monthly and weekly installments, and on training techniques for figures and routines of National level athletes. In a classroom setting coaches will learn about developing athletic abilities, managing a program, analyzing figure and routine abilities and performance planning. The following multi-sport evaluations are required in order to be certified:
- Make Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation – Competition – Development*
- Leading Drug-free Sport Online Evaluation*
- Managing Conflict Online Evaluation *
*Training is recommended.
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