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GAAB Session #3-2021 – Preparing for the New Normal Coach Development: Don’t Jump the Gun

February 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The second in our 5-part Coach Development Series: Preparing for the New Normal.

Join presenter, Les Gramantik, for his take on the technical requirements and specific progressions needed for Sprints & Jumps prior to the return to competition.

About Les:

Since 1984, Les have been selected to coach with the Canadian National team in various roles including: six Commonwealth Games, three Pan American Games, eight Olympics/Paralympics and eleven World Championships:

  • Head Coach – 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Head Coach – 2003, 2007, 2011 Pan-Am Games
  • Head Coach – 2006, 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • Head Coach – 1999, 2001, 2007 World Athletic Championships

His involvement also includes all levels of coaching education from NCCP to NCI, lecturer at the University of Calgary, and numerous clinics around the world for both coaches and athletes. He is a leader of developing  education programs, writing the Competition Development curriculum for athletics and a key member among a group of experts in developing the Long Term Athlete Development model for Athletics Canada. He has lectured internationally on a various subjects from athletic program planning to strength training.

7:30 pm – Welcome & Introductions by Carmyn James.
7:35 pm – Presentation by Les Gramantik.
8:15 pm – Q&A with Les Gramantik.
8:30 pm – Wrap up.

Recommended for: Certified Coaches and Coaches-in-training.

Cost: FREE

This Coach Development Series is a collaboration of Athletics Alberta and the Talent Optimization Program.

Watch the session here.



February 18, 2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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