Coach: Certification (CMBA/NCCP)


CMBA Coaching Development Program:

Requirements & Explanation of Applicable Coaching Stages to Register for:

Coaches Exempt from CMBA On-Court 3 Hour Clinic Sessions must be Certified in one of these 3 NCCP Levels or Coach High School or Post Secondary Basketball:

  • NCCP Learn to Train
  • NCCP Train to Train
  • NCCP Train to Compete
  • Current ASAA High School Coach
  • Current ACAC College Coach/ CIS University Coach

"Why are we training players by age when we should be training by stage?” It’s about stages not ages. CMBA Stage training for coaches, enables teams to be trained at their stage of development and maximize their fullest potential. 

Essentials for U11 - 2021 Clinic Dates

The Essentials clinic is designed for coaches who are taking a CMBA coaching clinic for the first time. Or, many coaches have taken an Essentials clinic a second time as a refresher because they simply wanted to become better equipped to teach/coach the many Essentials concepts taught at the clinic.

There are several Actions, Style of Play concepts and Teaching Methodologies covered in an Essentials clinic. The up-to-date and leading-edge information covered in an Essentials clinic are the building blocks to coaching youth effectively in the CMBA.

U11 Essentials is focused on 4on4 play—many of the concepts are the same as the older age groups, however, U11 is still a unique age group unto itself.

If you are coaching in the CMBA and have not yet taken an Essentials clinic or you are looking for a refresher clinic, Essentials is for you!

Essentials for U13/U15/U18 - 2021 Clinic Dates

The Essentials clinic is designed for coaches who are taking a CMBA coaching clinic for the first time. Or, many coaches have taken an Essentials clinic a second time as a refresher because they simply wanted to become better equipped to teach/coach the many Essentials concepts taught at the clinic.

There are several Actions, Style of Play concepts and Teaching Methodologies covered in an Essentials clinic. The up-to-date and leading-edge information covered in an Essentials clinic are the building blocks to coaching youth effectively in the CMBA.

U13/U15/U18 Essentials is focused on 5on5 play—many of the concepts are the same as the U11 age group.

If you are coaching in the CMBA and have not yet taken an Essentials clinic or you are looking for a refresher clinic, Essentials is for you!

Intermediate for U13/U15/U18 - 2021 Clinic Dates

The Intermediate clinic builds upon the Essentials curriculum—Actions become more detailed, Style of Play concepts go into more depth and additional Teaching Methodologies are shared.

It all starts with Essentials! Once the Essentials content is well understood and applied into one’s coaching style, then the next professional step for coach development at CMBA is to attend an Intermediate clinic.

CMBA strongly suggests that a coach take an Essentials clinic before registering for an Intermediate clinic because they are offered in a logical sequence.

Advanced for U13/U15/U18 - 2021 Clinic Dates

The Advanced clinic builds upon the Intermediate curriculum—Actions become more detailed, Style of Play concepts go into more depth and additional Teaching Methodologies are shared.

Once the Intermediate content is well understood and applied into one’s coaching style, then the next professional step for coach development at CMBA is to attend an Intermediate clinic.

CMBA strongly suggests that a coach take an Intermediate clinic before registering for an Advanced clinic because they are offered in a logical sequence.

 


Canada NCCP Certification Program - AB Basketball NCCP Clinics

**Attention Coaches**

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic no in person clinics/workshops will be held. However, in partnership with Canada Basketball and Canada Sport Institute we are working towards more online delivery options.  We will keep you posted as these opportunities become available.  We strongly recommend making sure your GamePlan and Locker accounts are up to date so you can receive these notices.  If you have any questions about Coaching Certification please contact Reagan Wood - reagan@basketballalberta.ca 

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