Instruction Stream

NCCP Instruction Beginner - CanSkate Coach

Entry Prerequisites:

  1. Be a registered Skate Canada member
  2. Must have passed at least one complete Jr. Bronze STARSkate test and;
  3. Must be at least 16 years of age


Requirements for CanSkate coach “In-Training” Status:

  1. Successfully complete the NCCP CanSkate Pre-Course Training Module
  2. Attend the three day NCCP CanSkate course including on-ice assessment within one year of completing the NCCP CanSkate Pre-Course Training Module
  3. Complete the in class assignments successfully


The following
requirements must be completed prior to registering as a Skate Canada Professional Coach:

  • Hold a valid first aid certificate (every three years)
  • Complete the Make Ethical Decisions (MED) Online Evaluation: Instructional Sport module which is available at www.coach.ca
  • Coaches 18 years of age or older must complete a criminal record check through BackCheck. Coaches who have not reached the age of 18 years at the time of registration will have one month from their 18th birthday to complete the screening.


Requirements for CanSkate coach “Trained” Status:

  1. Register as a Skate Canada Professional Coach
  2. Successfully complete the NCCP CanSkate Trained Video Submission Portfolio which includes two technical lessons. To be completed within one year from achieving an “In-Training” status.


Effective September 1, 2009 trained CanSkate coaches must either be CanSkate Coach certified or Primary STARSkate coach trained within two years of the date he/she registered as a Skate Canada coach.


Requirements for CanSkate coach “Certified” Status:

  1. Successfully complete the NCCP CanSkate Certified Video Submission Portfolio which consists of a complete video analysis of the coaches CanSkate program in action. To be completed within two years from first registered as a coach.


Summary:

    CanSkate coach In-training (Pre-course training module + NCCP CanSkate course + In class assignments)
    CanSkate coach Trained (In-training status + Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach + NCCP CanSkate Trained Video Submission Portfolio)
    CanSkate coach Certified (Trained status + NCCP CanSkate Certified Video Submission Portfolio)


Please note: A CanSkate coach who has achieved an in-training, trained or certified status is qualified to teach only CanSkate skills on a club’s CanSkate session.

CAC Transition Status: Skate Canada has received full approval of this program.

For course information details, please contact your section course administrator.

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NCCP Instruction Beginner – CanPowerSkate (CPS)

Entry Pre-Requisites:

  1. Must be at least 16 years of age
  2. Figure skating: have completed the NCCP Instruction Beginner CanSkate course or higher;
  3. OR

  4. Hockey/ringette: completed the Community Coach Stream (hockey) or the NCCP Community Sport-initiation workshop (ringette).


Training Requirements:

  1. 2-day CanPowerSkate course successfully
  2. Introduction to competition Part A multi-sport modules successfully
  3. Hold a valid First Aid certificate (every three years)


Evaluation Requirements for “CanPowerSkate Coach” Status:

  1. CPS coach’s exam
  2. On-ice practice teaching lesson
  3. Emergency Action Plan (EAP) if not already completed successfully in the CanSkate assignment
  4. Making ethical decisions on-line evaluation available on CAC’s website.


Coach Title: CanPowerSkate Coach

CAC Transition Status: Skate Canada has not yet completed the context approval process.

To register for a course or for more detailed information, contact your Section Course Administrator.

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NCCP Instruction Intermediate - Primary STARSkate

Entry prerequisites: 

Must be CanSkate coach trained or certified
Must complete either:
•    One complete Senior Bronze STARSkate test
or
•    One Junior Bronze free skate test and one other complete Junior Bronze STARSkate test

Requirements for Primary STARSkate coach trained:

1.    Complete the Primary STARSkate Coach Home Study
2.    Attend the three day Primary STARSkate coaching course
3.    Teach one 15 minute lesson in front of a mentor coach (at the three day course)
4.    Complete in class assignments (at the three day course)
5.    Hold a valid first aid certificate (every three years)

Requirements for Primary STARSkate coach evaluated and certified:

Prerequisite: must be registered as a Skate Canada professional coach

1.    Complete the Primary STARSkate Coach Portfolio which includes:
•    Minimum of 50 hours of practice coaching (minimum of 40 hours on-ice) in Skate Canada member clubs immediately following the completion of the three day course.
•    Three different 15 minute video lessons at the primary (preliminary or junior bronze) STARSkate level. 
      o    One 15 minute mandatory stroking or skating skills lesson and;
      o    Two additional 15 minute lessons based on the following selections: jump, spin, interpretive skating, ice dance, synchronized skating, pairs.

2.    Complete the Make Ethical Decision: Instruction Stream (MED) on-line module at www.coach.ca

Summary:
•    Primary STARSkate coach trained (home study + three day course)
•    Primary STARSkate coach evaluated (trained status + 50 hours and video submission)
•    Primary STARSkate coach certified (evaluated status + MED online module)

CAC Transition Status: Skate Canada has received full approval of this program.

To register for a course or for more detailed information, contact your Section Course Administrator.

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NCCP Instruction Intermediate - Intermediate STARSkate

(former Level 2 program)

Entry Pre-Requisites:

  1. Coaches must be Primary STARSkate coach trained or certified

Requirements for Intermediate STARSkate/provincial coach (ISPC) trained:

  1. Complete the ISPC home study guide
  2. Attend the ISPC sport science course and complete the required workbook
  3. Attend the ISPC stroking & skating skills course and complete the required workbook
  4. Attend the ISPC singles course and complete the required workbook
  5. Attend the ISPC dance course and complete the required workbook
  6. Attend the ISPC pairs & synchronized skating course and complete the required workbooks

Requirements for Intermediate STARSkate coach evaluated and certified:

Prerequisite: must have an ISPC trained status

  1. Video lessons:
    • Submit one technical video lesson with a lesson plan at the senior bronze or junior silver STARSkate level and;
    • Submit one stroking or skating skills video lesson with a lesson plan at the senior bronze or junior silver STARSkate level.
  2. Video analysis and music CD:
    • Submit a video analysis and music CD of a skater whose program you have designed or choreographed at the senior bronze or junior silver STARSkate level
  3. Have skaters pass intermediate STARSkate tests OR complete the mentorship program.
  4. Must complete the Make Ethical Decision (MED) on-line evaluation at www.coach.ca

Coach Titles:

  • ISPC Trained (home study + five courses and workbooks)
  • Intermediate STARSkate coach evaluated (trained status + two video lessons, a video analysis and tests passed or mentorship program)
  • Intermediate STARSkate coach certified (evaluated status + MED)

CAC Transition Status: Skate Canada has received full approval of this program.

To register for a course or for more detailed information, contact your Section Course Administrator.

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NCCP Instruction Advanced (Level 3) Coach

Entry: Competition-Introduction/Instruction-Intermediate trained coach

Core Training Requirements:

  1. Complete a Level 3 theory course or effective April 1, 2009 coaches must complete 4 of 6 new NCCP Competition-
    Development multi-sport modules in place of the former Level 3 theory.
    Pre-requisite: Level 1 & Level 2 theory or Make Ethical Decisions (training or evaluation) and Design a Basic
    Sport Program.
    4 of 6 of the following NCCP Competition-Development multi-sport modules:
    • Developing Athletic Abilities
    • Prevention and Recovery
    • Coaching and Leading Effectively
    • Psychology of Performance
    • Managing Conflict
    • Doping Prevention
  2. Complete a Level 3 general subjects course
  3. Complete a Level 3 technical course (Singles, Pairs, Dance, or Synchronized Skating)

Evaluation Requirements:

  1. Successful completion of a workbook assignment
  2. Successful completion of yearly plan

Certification Requirements:

  1. Completion of a Coach Portfolio (practical coaching record of a Senior Silver/Gold STARSkate level athlete
  2. Program analysis of the performance (on video/DVD) of a coach’s athlete/team’s free program (error detection/correction)
  3. Teaching Component on-ice: completion of two lessons (technical skill and stroking/skating skills lesson) at the Senior Silver/Gold level (level of skill, communication of information, ability to detect and correct errors)
  4. Interview covering all components covered in the training requirements listed above

Coach Title: Advanced STARSkate Coach

CAC Transition Status: Skate Canada has not yet completed the context approval process.

To register for a course or for more detailed information, contact your Section Course Administrator.

To complete the certification requirements, contact Skate Canada at coaching@skatecanada.ca.

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