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CCA Offers NCCP Technical Level 3

January 28, 2006 – The CCA wishes to announce that it will offer an NCCP Technical Level 3 in Cycling which will take place in Calgary, Alberta on March 10th-12th 2006. The course will be held by Houshang Amiri, Director and Head Coach, of the National Cycling Centre, Victoria.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

– Candidates must be fully certified NCCP Level 2 in one cycling discipline and fully certified NCCP Level 1 in a second cycling discipline. – The candidate must have successfully completed the NCCP Level 3 theory component. – Note: All coaching credits and records must be verifiable from the candidate’s NCCP transcript maintained by the Coaching Association of Canada. – Candidates must receive the recommendation of their provincial or territorial association. The Associations are encouraged to subsidize costs for candidates representing the province or territory.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE:

– Eligible candidates must complete the attached application form and return to the CCA with payment for the course and accommodation if required. – Registration is $250.00 – POSSIBLE FUNDING GRANT: Interested applicants are urged to submit an expression of interest to Cycling BC for travel and/or registration subsidy by March 1st. – The registration deadline is Friday February 24th 2006. Candidates will receive confirmation as registrations are received.

COURSE SUMMARY:

Candidates will be asked to arrive on the evening of Thursday March 9th for an informal get together at approximately 20h00; including a brief introduction and to receive any course materials.

The following topics will be covered at this course:- Sport psychology, physiology, nutrition, strength training, team management, using a power meter for training, etc (Tentative outline – subject to change).
– Friday March 10th – All day (09h00 -18h00) – Classroom session.
– Saturday March 11th – All day (09h00 -18h00) – Classroom session.
– Sunday March 12th – Participants depart (09h00 -16h00) – Classroom session.

ACCOMMODATION & TRAVEL:
Candidates are responsible for their own costs
and arrangements associated with travel,
accommodation and meals. The CCA is exploring the
availability of affordable room rates at a local
hotel. Please indicate on the registration form
the dates accommodation would be required if
interested in this option. The CCA will confirm
availability and rates to participants.





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