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Aboriginal Coaching Modules

The ACM is a professional development training tool for all coaches, whether Indigenous or non-Indigenous, who coach Indigenous athletes. Offered as a workshop through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), its content reflects the uniqueness of Indigenous cultures, values, and lifestyles and is rolled out in three modules:

Aboriginal Coaching Module 1: Holistic Approach to Coaching

This module encompasses topics such as:

• Creating a positive coaching environment
• The Medicine Wheel: a holistic approach to coaching that embraces the physical, mental, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual.
• The Four Pillars value system.
• How to create constructive coach-to-community relationships.

Aboriginal Coaching Module 2: Dealing with Racism In Sport

This module addresses issues of racism in sport including:

• Defining racism; a lexicon for use in the discussion of racism.
• Risk monitoring, assessment analysis and mitigation.
• Situational learning and application.

Aboriginal Coaching Module 3: Individual and Community Health and Wellness

This module focuses on the unique lifestyle, health situations and challenges that Aboriginal people may face. Topics include:

• Understanding the community where you coach.
• Mental health and sport.
• Personal and community health practices.
• Diet and nutrition.
• Health conditions and diseases.
• Influencing change.

The module training is free, supported by the Indigenous Coaches and Officials Program.

Date: July 19, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location:
Saskatoon Administration Centre for Sport, Culture and Recreation
510 Cynthia Street
Saskatoon, SK S7L 7K7 Canada

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