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September 20, 2013
Ontario Speed Skating Association
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FUNdamentals Leader Training

The FUNdamentals Leader training is a one day workshop ideal for teenage skaters looking to get into coaching or parents who are new to the sport and interested in helping out or simply wanting to learn a little bit more about speed skating. This workshop prepares coaches to work as an instructor or assistant coach with skaters in the Active Start, FUNdamentals & Learning to Train stages of development with skaters in Learn to Skate and Learn to Speed Skate programs. Milton is hosting a course on Sunday October 20th. 


    FUNdamentals Tutorial Sessions
    The FUNdamentals Tutorial sessions are quickly approaching on September 28, October 9, and October 19th. If you are a coach who is FUNdamentals Trained but still needs to complete the portfolio work and evaluation, this session is for you. The sessions will be hosted by an OSSA Learning Facilitator who will work with coaches to understand the remaining steps in the certification process, assist with completion of the portfolio work, and provide guidance for the on-ice evaluation.


    Did You Know...

    That OSSA is on Twitter? That's right, we tweet about what's happening, who is doing what and anything speed skating related in Ontario.  
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    Gloucester Concordes Show CTV Morning Live What Speed Skating is All About


    CTV Morning Live


    Gloucester Concordes Coach Mike Rivet talks to Sarah Freemark at CTV Morning Live. Mike shares insight into what is involved in speed skating and what programs the Gloucester Concordes offer. Watch the full video here




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    2013 - 2014 Short Track Season Underway


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    The short track speed skating season will get kicked into high gear October 5th – 6th when both the Regional #1 East in Ottawa and Regional #1 West in Kitchener-Waterloo take place. To register or for more information, click here.


    Level 3 Meet Coordinator / Recorder Clinic


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    Sharpen your existing skills and learn new ones at the Speed Skating Canada hosted Level 3 Meet Coordinator / Recorder Clinic in Ottawa November 8th - 10th weekend. 


    All participating officials must be at minimum a level 2 meet coordinator or recorder. Deadline to register is October 18th, 2013. Click here to review the announcement.



    Speed Skating Competition Orientation Clinic Level 1

    Presented by: Jacky Shoebridge
     
    Saturday September 28, 2013 at: 
    Preston Memorial Auditorium 1458 Hamilton street Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3G5 (please note: not our usual home arena) 

    From 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration 8:30 am 
    Cost: $10.00 (to cover lunch and room rental) 

    Please R.S.V.P. at mariska@cambridgespeedskating.ca 

    All Clubs Welcome
    Tel: (705) 652-9490
             Fax: (705) 625-1227
    Email: ossa@ontariospeedskating.ca



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