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NCCP Courses In BC

September 14, 2005 – To register for NCCP Courses online, please visit www.karelo.com, or call Allan Prazsky at 604-737-3137.

Space is limited, so register today!


NCCP Level 1 Road
Dates: October 8 & 9
Instructor: Steve Lund
Location: Sport BC, Vancouver
Cost: $150
Prerequisite: Theory 1

Level 1 Road: Each Clinic covers a wide variety of topics to get you ready to develop programs for a wide variety of athletes. Course contents include:
· The role and responsibilities of the coach
· An overview of all road events including rules and regulations
· A look at specialized race equipment
· Basic maintenance
· Bike set-up (positioning)
· Riding skills (drafting, echelon, pack riding, cornering, climbing, sprinting and braking)
· Basic tactics and strategy
· Diet and race feeding
· Training – developing a yearly plan
· Health and injury

NCCP Level 2 Road
Dates: October 22 & 23
Instructor: Steve Lund
Location: Sport BC, Vancouver
Cost: $150
Prerequisite: Theory 1, Theory 2, Road 1

Level 2 Road: A continuation of the Level 1 Road course, Level 2 participants can look forward to developing their knowledge in road racing, and being able to better service all levels of athletes. Course contents includes:
· Preparing a team budget
· Principles of rider selection
· Race support (pre/during/post)
· Rules and regulations (Road/Track)
· Demands of specific events (Track/Road Race, TT, TTT, Criterium)
· Training principles and energy systems
· Determining the intensity of training
· Training methods and techniques
· Yearly training program design
· Skills, tactics and strategies used in road events
· Nutrition (pre/during/post)
· Reducing injuries


NCCP Level 1 MTB
Dates: November 5 & 6
Instructor: Steve Lund
Location: Sport BC, Vancouver
Cost: $150
Prerequisite: Theory 1
Level 1 MTB: Much like the Road Clinic, the MTB Level 1 course covers a wide variety of information. Participants can look forward to learning about:
· The role and responsibility of the coach
· An overview of MTB racing including rules and regulations
· Health, safety and prevention of injuries
· Equipment and clothing
· Training objectives
· Race tactics and strategy
· Planning a training session
· Teaching skills, skill progression and analysis


NCCP Level 2 MTB
Dates: November 26 & 27
Instructor: Steve Lund
Location: Sport BC, Vancouver
Cost: $150
Prerequisite: Theory 1, Theory 2, MTB 1
Level 2 MTB: Building on the knowledge gained at the MTB Level 1 course, participants further define their skills and knowledge, and are better able to accommodate coaching a wide variety of skilled riders. Level 2 contents includes:

· Role of the coach, the club, and the team
· Preparing budgets
· Selection process
· Site venues
· Pre-race preparation
· Warm up process
· Post race support
· Safety considerations (injuries, emergencies, health considerations)
· Nutrition (pre/during/post)
· Hydration
· Race tactics
· Training athletes (key performance factors)
· Mental training
· Skill analysis
· Developing skills (switch backs, drops, technical climbs and descents, cornering, sprinting)

General Level 2 Methodology
Dates: December 10 & 11
Instructor: Steve Lund
Location: Sport BC, Vancouver
Cost: $150
Prerequisite: Level 1 Certification (RD or MTB), Theory 2, RD or MTB Technical 2
General Level 2 Methodology: This non-discipline specific course incorporates energy system knowledge, and develops training programs using the latest technologies in training, including heart rate monitors and power meters. Course contents includes;
· Evolution of power output during various competitive cycling events
· Interval training and maximal aerobic power
· Aerobic endurance
· Anaerobic lactic capacity
· Speed, speed endurance, maximal alactic anaerobic power
· Developing a yearly training plan (planning, implementation, training, assessment)
· Factors effecting heart rate during exercise
· Using a heart rate monitor at various stages of training
· Evaluation of heart rates
· Training with power







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