CCO - NCD News

  • NCD Coach development workshop #4 - guerrilla gymnastics! Sunday October 4, 2015

    Fundamental Movement Skills for Land based sports,  Strength and dynamic balance,  Ages 8 to adult


    Facilitator: Colin Richardson a L4 gymnastics coach

    Date:  Sunday October 4  930 to 11 am

    Location:  Nakkertok South

    Cost = $5/coach


    1. Falling and Rising: Break fall, importance of protect‎ing your head. Rising, how to get up after a fall?  Rolling up to your feet, developing upper body power to pop up from your chest. 

    2. Dynamic Balance: keeping on your feet while moving, keeping your center of gravity low, wide base of support.  

    ‎3. Strength: strength exercises for running using little or no equipment?  Toe Crunches, calf raises and reverse, band work for legs, hamstring curls (no handed push ups with partner), landings.

    4. Range of Motion of legs, feet, ankles? Training flexibility in those areas.  


    You must register for this workshop here:



    Please share with your respective coaching communities

    Please arrive at 915 am!

    Please dress for the weather - we are outside rain, sleet, snow or shine!

    Posted Sep 14, 2015, 10:14 AM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Coaching Workshop T2T Dryland Oct. 3-4
    There will be a CCO coaching workshop for T2T Dryland taking place Oct. 3rd and 4th at Nakkertok South in Gatineau. Mike Vieira is the workshop instructor and he is the Manager of Coaching Development for Cross Country Canada. Mike will lead participants through a two day schedule that combines classroom activities and outdoor participation to better equip coaches with methods and techniques in coaching T2T age athletes.

    Location:  Nakkertok South, 900 Avenue Gatineau, Gatineau, QC, J8V

    Last Day of Registration: Sep 27, 2015 08:00 AM ET

    Register at:     https://zone4.ca/reg.asp?id=9695&lan=1&cartlevel=1

    Posted Sep 14, 2015, 11:32 AM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Level 2 Officials Course Oct.31-Nov.1

    There will be a Level 2 Officials' course held in NCD on Saturday October 31 and November 1. 

    This course is open to members of all clubs and there will be no charge to individuals or clubs. It is not necessary to have taken a Level 1 course, although previous experience volunteering at a race is helpful. This course leads to Level 2 Officials' certification and the course provides a more detailed version of the Level 1 course. 

    The instructors will be Jim McCarthy along with Jeff Pouw delivering the sections on Course and Richard McKenna covering the Timing sections.

    Location: Nakkertok South, Blue Room        1200 Avenue Gatineau, Gatineau, QC 

    Registration is through CCC's Officials E-learning site, at https://cccofficials.moonami.com/
    Once on the site, press the link for:  CCC Level 2 Official Nakkertok.  

    Participants will be asked to enter an enrollment key, which is:  20151031

    Posted by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Coaching Workshops for June
    A new series of coaching workshops will be facilitated by professionals with the focus on training and development. The series will run from June 2015 to January 2016. The first two workshops are scheduled for June 1 and June 13. A registration link is found at the end of this post.

    Monday June 1, 2015  Strength training for the endurance athlete
    George Chiappa is CSAD founder and strength consultant for Nakkertok and the OST.
    • What is strength?
    • The purpose of strength training
    • Types of strength and strength training
    • Periodization
    • Activites
    Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm @ CSAD
    Place:  Unit 1, 1665 Russell Rd, Ottawa   Phone: 613 866-1626

    Saturday June 13, 2015    Active Recovery Techniques
    Physiotherapist and XC ski coach Suzanne Reid will lead you in a hands-on workshop about active recovery.
    • use of foam roller
    • post training stretching
    Bring: athletic wear, yoga mat, foam roller

    Time:  9:00am to 10:30am
    Place:  Nakkertok South - Blue room

    Other workshops in the series will include:
    • ski-walking/bounding technique
    • strength training - basic techniques (squat, deadlift. etc)
    • fundamental movement skills
    • basic gymnastics skills for athletes
    • ski-wax testing
    • biomechanics of skiing
    • nutrition for endurance athletes
    You can register for  the June 1 and June 13 workshops here:
    The cost is $5  per workshop and you will receive a receipt. 
    Posted May 25, 2015, 4:30 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Ontario University Camp 2015
    Building upon the success of last years camp, Highlands will again be hosting a Training camps for university skiers:

    Location Highlands Nordic
    Dates: June 5th to 7th
    Accommodations: Woolner House/Farmhouse/billeting
    Cost: $40
    Registration - follow the link below
    Posted Apr 2, 2015, 9:12 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Banquet Time!!!

    Don’t miss the year-end celebration of ski racing in the Ottawa/Outaouais region. The NCD is organizing its annual banquet to be held at Camp Fortune’s Main Lodge. Awards and prizes will be given out for the final standings in the NCD race series. The standings may be found here

    Here is a summary of the Banquet’s details.

    • Event: NCD Awards Banquet
    • Date: Saturday April 11, 2015
    • Time: 6:00 pm till 10:00 pm
    • Place: Camp Fortune Main Lodge 
    • Tickets:
      • $30.00 Adults
      • $25.00 Children 12 years and under 
      • ·Reserve by April 2nd, 2015.
      • To reserve tickets for the banquet, email Carla Tomlinson to indicate your commitment: peaceandhugs.carla@gmail.com. Then email your cheque to Carla at 115 Hobart Crescent, Nepean Ontario K2H 5S3.

    Hope to see you there!

    Posted May 25, 2015, 6:41 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Final Race Series Standings Posted
    Yes it is true the tabulators are done and the standing are in...go here to find them

    Also please mark April 11th in your calendars - we have the awards to hand out and they will involve chocolate, amongst other things.

    Cheers - get out and ski!!!
    Posted Mar 9, 2015, 7:45 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Lots of Skiing Left - Banquet Coming
    All of the official events in our Region are now complete.  The final totals for the NCD awards are coming soon - just waiting for the results from Thea's.

    As the more senior racers prepare for Nationals, everyone else has a great opportunity to get some more time on snow!!  With the warm sun and good night time temperatures - we are shaping up for a most excellent crust skiing season.  Go and explore!!!

    Also planning has started for the banquet....Mark April 11th in your calendars for the End of Season celebration and NCD Race Series Awards.  MORE details will be coming soon.

    Posted Mar 8, 2015, 7:01 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Two Final Local Events
    All that is left to the season is the Ski Tour Canada Test Event - March 1 in Jacques Cartier Park and Thea's Race on March 8th... be sure to sign up!!!!

    Also the NCD standings have been up dated after the Nakkertok Juniors and the Kanata Sprints events this past weekend they can be found here
    Posted Feb 23, 2015, 4:14 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
  • Test Event - Tour de Canada Race Notice

    The race notice for the Test event is now available on the race notice page here

    Below are the English and French one pagers

    Posted Feb 16, 2015, 1:17 PM by NCD HPC-Rep
Showing posts 1 - 10 of 89. View more »

Race Series Supporter: