High Performance Athlete Seminar

January 22, 2013

Baseball BC is pleased to announce the 2013 High Performance Athlete Seminar

February 9, 2013

Cost: $25.00

Sheraton Guildford & Guildford Recreation Center, Surrey BC

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Baseball BC, in conjunction with BC Minor Baseball and the 7inningstretch group, is very pleased to announce the upcoming 2013 High Performance Athlete Seminar.

This event will take place on Saturday February 9th between 8:30am and 5:00 pm at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel and the Guildford Recreation Center.

Topics geared towards improving your game include Arm Safety and Rotator Cuff Development, Nutrition,  Life Lessons and Mental Training, Speed and Agility Development, Baseball BC High Performance Program Updates & Information and Preparing for the Next Level…What are Your Options and Pathways.

This event is open to all baseball players and their families for the low cost of only $25 per person. 

This is a great opportunity for all prospective BC Selects (17 & under), and High Performance (19 & under), Provincial and National Female Athletes, as well as current and future College/University athletes.

Pre-registration only!  Register online at www.baseball.bc.ca/hpseminar

Seminar includes presentations by:

Mike Lane:  Mike is the Head Coach at the University of North Alabama and has transformed the University of North Alabama baseball program into one of the nation's most consistent winners.

Diana Steel:  Diana speaks regularly to sports teams and coaches on sports nutrition for a variety of ages from beginner to elite athletes. As a professional in the world of nutrition, Diana has been either quoted or featured in publications such as the Vancouver Sun, The Province, McLean’s magazine, Impact, Chatelaine, and Today’s Parent.  Committed to teaching nutrition in a realistic and do-able way, Diana provides personalized nutrition counselling to individuals, couples and families and she designs and delivers nutrition workshops and seminars.

Bruce Brown:  Proactive Coaching Director of Proactive Coaching business – working with athletes, coaches, parents for character and competence in the culture of sport. Proactive Coaching also provides services for businesses on developing teams and successful competitors. • Previously - NAIA National Presenter – Champions of Character Program • Presented to over one million people since 2002 •

Jacques Chapdelaine:  Jacques is the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the BC Lions. He was formerly the Edmonton Eskimos offensive coordinator in 2007 and played as a slot back between 1983 and 1989 for four different Canadian Football League teams.

Gautam Srivastava:  BC Selects Head Coach.  Minnesota Twins Scout.  Baseball BC Head NCCP Facilitator.

Bill Green:  Bill is the owner and founder of TRIPLE PLAY ATHLETICS. Bill has the background, training and experience to make a difference in your lives. He is a school principal who thoroughly understands the education system and how to make it work for you!  Bill helps families navigate through the complexities of GPA’s, SAT’s, ACT’s, course selection and the myriad of other school related issues that challenge the student athlete.  As a former athlete, Bill understands the world of sport and the necessity of preparing oneself physically, mentally and emotionally.  Bill is also the father to Milwaukee Brewers Infielder Tyler Green.

Bob Elliott:  Bob Elliott is a baseball columnist for the Toronto Sun, Sun Media and a frequent guest on The FAN-590.  Elliott is also the mind behind the Canadian Baseball Network website, which tracks all active Canadian baseball players.  Elliott was awarded the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's Jack Graney Award on December 17, 2010. On December 6, 2011, he was named recipient of the 2012 J. G. Taylor Spink Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Agenda can be found here http://www.7inningstretch.com/ConferenceInfo.aspx

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Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career. Enabling everyone to reach their full potential in the game of baseball and as an athlete. 


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