Vigour Athlete Development Program - Ages 14-18 - Fall Session - September 11 - November 17, 2017

Mon, September 11 2017, 4:00 PM - Fri, November 17 2017, 6:00 PM [PST]

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada

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Vigour SESSION #1 (please note days/time) - Tuesday/Thursday (Weight Room 4:00-5:00 PM) with Monday (Track 4-5 PM) Partial Approval -$309.00

Vigour SESSION #2 (please note days/time) - Wednesday/Friday (Weight Room 4:00-5:00 PM) with Monday (Track 4-5 PM) Partial Approval - $309.00

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Mon, September 11 2017, 4:00 PM - Fri, November 17 2017, 6:00 PM [PST]

About the Events

September 11 - November 17, 2017

Days and Times: There are three session per week offered. All three sessions will include the Monday running session led by Running Coach, Cathy Johnson from 4:00-5:00 PM with the remaining 2 weight room sessions offered in 2 seperate Tuesday/Thursday session and 2 seperate Wednesday/Friday sessions led by Strength Coaches, Dave Adolph & Francois Loignon as follows:

Session #1) Track Monday 4-5 pm or 5-6 pm, Strength Tues/Thurs 4-5 pm 

Session #2) Track Monday 4-5 pm or 5-6 pm. Strength Wed/Fri  4-5 pm

NOTE: There is only one Monday ruinning session offered this term from 4:00-5:00 PM

JUST ADDED: After the completion of the Fall Session on Friday Novemebr 17th, there will complimentary formalized testing for all athletes registered in the Vigour Fall Session on Tuesday November 21st from 4:00-6:00 PM consisting of anthropometry (Height/Weight/Wingspan) and the following 4 tests: Max Vert Jump (lower body power), T-Test (agility), 40 m sprint (max speed) and Beep Test (max aerobic output). 

The Vigour Athlete Development Program provides a solid long-term foundation, decreases the risk of injury, and ingrains a 'sport for life' and healthy living philosophy. The program will enhance the young athlete's strength and speed with a focus on exercise technique and motor skill acquisition to supplement their sport specific training programs.

The Program includes Strength and Conditioning sessions in The Engage Sport North High performance Center Weight Room, as well as Track sessions on the Indoor Track in the Charles Jago Northern Sports Centre to further enhance the Athlete's speed, balance, co-ordination and conditioning.

***ALL APPLICATION FORMS (downloaded on the Engage Sport North Website) MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE REGISTRATION IS CONSIDERED COMPLETE. Please email scanned completed forms to Dave Adolph before start of first session at dadolph@engagesportnorth.com

Every Monday session will be a running/conditioning session led by the Engage Sport North Running Coach. Proper running technique will be instructed along with conditioning sessions.

Every Tuesday-Friday weight room session will start with a 5-10 minute dynamic warm-up with a variety of activation exercises that will be a progression of movements to build the foundation for all exercises done in the weight room and in the athlete's sport. The variety of activation exercises will help compliment various acceleration/deceleration, change of direction and agility skills. The weight room session will be based on primary sport movements with body weight movements and resistance exercises that will not affect the growing skeleton of this age range. Each session will conclude with a cool-down period of stretching and foam rolling.

Vigour Athletes may participate in days outside of the above sessions (e.g. in a Tues/Fri session) as long as numbers of athletes in the weight room permit for the original 2 session groups. This will be up to the discretion of Dave Adolph, but every effort will be made to accommodate each athlete's schedule. 

Please feel free to contact Dave Adolph at dadolph@engagesportnorth.com for any further questions.

Cancellation policy

Deadline for cancellation is by end of the first week of the Fall Vigour Session on Friday September 15, 2017. After this date there will be no refunds available. 

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Dedicated to advancing sport participation and excellence in the north, Engage Sport North provides high quality sport participation and development services and programming to athletes, coaches, officials and sport leaders throughout Northern BC. In addition, Engage Sport North offers introduction to sport opportunities and physical literacy skill development to children and adults. Engage Sport North works with people of all ages and abilities from those new to sport to experienced athletes and coaches on a high performance pathway.

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