Vigour Athlete Development Program - Ages 13-19 - Winter Session - January 2 - March 9, 2018

Tue, January 02 2018, 4:00 PM - Fri, March 09 2018, 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 or 5-6 PM) Partial Approval -$300.00

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Vigour SESSION #2 (please note days/time) - Wednesday/Friday (Weight Room 4:00-5:00 PM) with Monday (Track 4-5 PM or 5-6 PM) Partial Approval - $300.00

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Vigour SESSION #3 (please note days/time) - Tuesday/Thursday (Weight Room 5:00-6:00 PM) with Monday (Track 4-5 PM or 5-6 PM) Partial Approval -$300.00

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Tue, January 02 2018, 4:00 PM - Fri, March 09 2018, 6:00 PM [PST]

About the Events

January 2 - March 9, 2018

Days and Times: There are three session per week offered. (There will be no running sessions on January 1st and February 12th due to the New Years Day & Family Day stat holidays) All three sessions will include the Monday running session led by Running Coach, Cathy Johnson from 4:00-5:00 PM and 5:00-6:00 PM with the remaining 2 weight room sessions offered in 3 seperate groups. 2 Tuesday/Thursday sessions and 1 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

NEWLY ADDED! (NOTE DIFFERENT TIME) Session #3) Track Monday 4-5 pm or 5-6 pm, Strength Tues/Thurs 5-6 pm

NOTE: There is only TWO Monday ruinning session offered this term from 4:00-5:00 PM and 5:00-6:00 PM for all 3 groups.

After the completion of the Winter Session on Friday March 9th, there will be complimentary testing for all athletes registered in the Vigour Winter Session on Tuesday March 13th from 4:00-5:30 PM and Wednesday March 14th from 4:00-5:30 PM. These tests will consist of anthropometry (Height/Weight/Wingspan) and the following 4 tests: Max Vert Jump (lower body power), T-Test (agility), 40m 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

Both Monday sessions 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 Winter Vigour Session on Friday January 5, 2018. 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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