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Robin Tharle-Oluk
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Finding the Balance
We have all heard of the problems caused by sport specialization, many were discussed in our previous post  The Hype Behind Sport Specialization   .   However there is a new trend occurring with youth sport, the do everything phenomenon.   This seems to be ...

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What Makes a Great Coach?
Being  a coach in any sport is not an easy task, beyond being technically and tactically sound, what else can you do to become a better coach.  These are  few tips that came from instructing the Hockey Canada Safety Course.  1) Be a Good Role Model - demons...

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The Hype Behind Sport Specialization
We recently did a presentation for  Ever Active Schools - Shaping the Future conference  Here is the presentation 

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Risk Management the Coach's Responsibility
Many coaches find it difficult to come up with a complete risk management plan for their team.  For some it may be that they don't understand the importance of one or not feel it is their responsibility, for others it is not knowing where to start or what a...

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What Came First the Athlete or the Injury?
The question of whether there is more sport related injuries in youth sports begs is similar to the which came first the chicken or the egg, or is the rooster crowing more? Though in recent years there has been some decrease in sport participation for adole...

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Preparing for the Upcoming Season as an Athlete
As an athlete there are many things that come up as your season starts.  For many of you school starts at the same time as your sport, adding more pressure and time commitments.   There are a few things that you must do to prepare yourself for the year.  So...

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Preparing for the Upcoming Season as a Parent
Well the September long weekend is over, kids are back at school and the fall/winter activities are starting up.  As a parent you are getting the year schedule and are soon finding your calendar is full.  Before you reach for the bottle of wine, take a deep...

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Preparing for the Upcoming Season as a Coach
Many sports are beginning to start preparations for the upcoming fall and winter seasons.  Depending on your role in sports be it coach, athletes, or parent how you prepare for the season will differ.  In a three part series we will discuss some of the keys...

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Beating the Heat the Safe Way
Even though back to school sales are starting in the stores, we still have at least a month of hot weather ahead of us.  Exercising and playing sports outside is a right of passage for many of us during the summer.  However there are some key points everyon...

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Athletic Therapist Spotlight - Kim Schneider
Here is our final spotlight for National Athletic Therapy Month.  Name:  Kim Schneider  Job:  Athletic Therapist with The Edmonton Wildcats Football Club and Mentor Therapist for the Sherwood Park Kings Athletic Club (hockey) Education Background:  I have a...
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