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Leading a Return to Sport Participation

The process of restarting sport activities presents significant challenges for coaches and participants. After the extended period of restricted training and competition, participants may experience a variety of physical and psychological effects that will influence their return to sport participation.

Coaches play an important role in providing a supportive environment for participants during this transition period. This eLearning module provides guidance and resources to help coaches create a safe and adaptable return-to-sport plan. 

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What will I learn?

After completing Leading a Return to Sport Participation, you will be able to:

  • Identify the physical and psychosocial effects participants may be experiencing
  • Understand the role of a coach in facilitating the return to sport participation
  • Design a plan to return to sport participation during COVID-19
  • Lead and communicate with empathy

What are the benefits?

In this free eLearning module, coaches will have the opportunity to review potential challenges and learn practical tips to apply when addressing similar situations.

Coaches who are maintaining their NCCP Certification will earn one NCCP PD point upon completion of this module.

How do I access the training?

Leading a Return to Sport Participation is available in the Locker and is accessible on all devices and operating systems. In order to access this module, you must have an NCCP number.