North Tipperary Sports Partnership

Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Training

Child Welfare & Protection

in Sport Training

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to announce further Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Basic Awareness training. The course is aimed at sports leaders, children’s officers, parents or anyone working with young people in sport. A central goal for all those involved in sport for young people is to provide a safe, positive and nurturing environment where children can develop and enhance their physical and social skills. Promoting a child-centred environment should go hand in hand with identifying and eliminating practices that impact negatively on safe and enjoyable participation in sport for young people.

The workshop will be delivered by John McElhinney, Irish Sports Council tutor, on: Monday 17th September, 2012
Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh - 6.30pm – 9.30pm.

The training will enable Children’s Officers/Sports Leaders to: Implement best practice in protecting the welfare of participants, Create a child-centred environment within the sports club, List categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse, Make an appropriate response to a disclosure, Make a report to designated officer or appropriate Statutory Authorities.

Prior registration with North Tipperary Sports Partnership is necessary.

A nominal fee of E15 is required to secure your place. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the course. Please book early as places are limited on the workshop.

For further information contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon Mc Loughney (tel: 067-43604, email: info@ntsp.ie).

Nutrition – Feeding Performance
Thursday 20th September 2012 - Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh - 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is hosting this seminar, developed and delivered by the National Coaching & Training Centre and Lucozade Sport. This sports education programme, offers clubs and sporting organisations an opportunity to access free education designed for regional standard athletes, players and level 2/3 coaches in the area of sports science.

This seminar will highlight the following topics: Feeding Performance, Why is food important?, Increasing Muscle Mass, Timing of nutrient intake, Type of Food, Dental Health, Fact Sheet Summary.

Whether you’re working with underage or seniors players there will be plenty of relevant information for you to take from this seminar.

This is a two hour workshop followed by 15 minutes for questions and answers. If you are involved in a sport, coaching or a selector, this seminar is a must for your club.

Presenter: Brian Murray.

This Course is open to everyone free of charge. To book a place, please, contact North Tipperary Sports Partnership office – Elaine/ Sharon on 067 43604.

All Lucozade Sport Education Programme factsheets are available for download at: www.coachingireland.com/lucozade_factsheets.