I took my first psychometric assessment when I was 19. A psychometric assessment measures psychological characteristics such as personality traits, behavioural styles, cognitive abilities, or motivations. I was excited to learn more about myself and how I could work better with others. That … [Read more...] about The Power of Self-Awareness
By Rachel Corbett. I have been very impressed by the Harassment in Sport blog series presented by the Coaching Association of Canada, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity and the Sport Law & Strategy … [Read more...] about The Silence of Our Friends
We are proud that SLSG Partner Dina Bell-Laroche is one of the featured speakers on Resilience + Reach, a Global Online Coaching Summit that runs from Feb 25-29, 2016. Join Dina and 29 of her fellow Integral Master Coaches™ in tackling a variety of themes and topics around what it takes to … [Read more...] about Resilience + Reach – Global Online Coaching Summit
Regardless of their certification level, experience, employment or volunteer status, sport discipline, or location, coaches have a legal obligation to provide a safe environment for their athletes at all times. This obligation extends to ensuring that coaches have met the standard of care that is … [Read more...] about Coaches’ Liability and Responsibilities to Athletes
Athlete appeals: Should you help? How to determine when to go to bat for your athlete and when to step aside Appeals by athletes are most often on selection decisions made by the organization. The athlete launches an appeal because he or she feels that selection criteria were improperly applied, … [Read more...] about Athlete Appeals: Should You Help?
I have just finished reading Theo Fleury's book, Playing With Fire. I have owned this book for two years, but never took it off my shelf. However, in the wake of the Penn State sex abuse scandal, and the revelation that Scouts Canada has been quietly keeping it's own registry of pedophiles, I pulled … [Read more...] about Reflections on Penn State, Scouts Canada and Graham James