Enhancing Provincial Sport Excellence

CSI Pacific viaSport
Powering Podiums is a series of high performance sport technical oriented workshops geared toward BC’s provincial and disability sport organizations. The aim of these workshops is to provide the sport sector relevant information to improve sport excellence in BC and achieve BC government benchmark of athletes on national teams. A wide variety of topics will be sourced based on feedback and observations from provincial sport organizations. Workshop sessions are typically 2 to 4 hours depending on the topic.

Powering Podiums is a joint program created by Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and viaSport

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Powering Podiums - Conversations Around Youth Mental Health

Powering Podiums – Conversations Around Youth Mental Health

Proposed Outcomes

  • Discuss some of the challenges our young athletes are currently facing
  • Identify best practices in communication around mental health
  • Discuss strategies to support young athletes during this challenging time
  • Help coaches better communicate with their athletes

Goals of the Session:

  • Help coaches see the signs of a mentally well athlete and an athlete that may need support
  • How to start a conversation with an athlete that needs support?
  • What to do next and where to find resources to get help for the athlete?
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