The Canadian Curling Association offers the following NCCP workshops.
Club Coach – Youth: Learning to create an environment where children can learn the fundamentals of curling in a fun and safe manner is the main focus of this workshop. Geared towards youth curlers in the Active Start and FUNdamentals stages of development, this is a perfect workshop for parents, grandparents, older junior curlers and other volunteers who want to work with children. More...
Club Coach: The focus of this workshop is on learning to create an environment where junior curlers can continue to develop their skills, and adult curlers can learn the skills and etiquette of the game in a safe, non-threatening manner. It is primarily designed for coaches and instructors who will be working with adult or older juniors playing recreationally within the club or interclub leagues, and instructors who conduct Learn to Curl and Advanced Clinics within the club. More...
Competition Coach: The focus of this workshop is on teaching the coach how to prepare a team to compete in regional/provincial level competition. Coaches will learn how to plan and execute a safe and effective practice, to teach advanced technical (brushing and delivery) and strategic skills, and how to analyze a skill and apply corrective drills. More...
Competition Development Coach: Designed for coaches of athletes in the Train to Compete stage of LTAD, this workshop will help coaches bring their teams to the next level of provincial, national, or international play. Over four days and four 90 minute webinars, coaches will learn performance planning, advanced skill analysis, strategy, and team management. This workshop takes place mostly in a classroom setting, with minimal ice time. The following modules are required prior to taking this workshop:
- Make Ethical Decisions*
- Design a Basic Sport Program*
- Planning a Practice*
- Level 2 Certification or Competition Coach Certification (recommended)
*Can be completed in Curling Competition Coach workshop or as multi-sport training
For more information on the Canadian Curling Association’s NCCP workshops, please click here.