Monday, 06 June 2016 14:36

Coaching Athletes With A Disability Module

Dee Osmond, a certified Sail Canada instructor working with the Sail Able NS program is pleased to offer the Coaching Athletes With Disability Module at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in June. This one day course will be offered June 18 and June 19 at a cost of $25 which includes lunch. So pick your preferred day and contact Dee [email protected]

Here is what the CAWAD module is all about. 

This is a professional development module created to provide instructors & coaches with resources and training to work with sailors with a disability. The module is designed to provide the basics of what you need to know to get started, especially in First Contact, Fundamentals, and learn to sail fast settings. Sail Canada Trained and Certified Instructors & coaches, at any CANSail level are eligible to take this course. Volunteers working with para sailors and programs are also encouraged to participate to increase their understanding and awareness. The module is designed to provide additional and specialized information to CANSail instructors and para program volunteers who wish to gain more knowledge or specialize in instructing & coaching sailors with a disability.