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WinSport Athletic Development
WinSport Athletic Development
WinSport Athletic Development
WinSport Athletic Development
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Athlete Development Registered
Training Programs

Sport Specific
Training Programs

Customized Sport Training
Programs & Services

WinSport works with athletes at every level to unleash athletic potential. Through our focus on Athlete Development we address the building blocks of physical conditioning to help you realize your potential as an athlete and prepare you to perform your best.

All Athlete Development programs provided by WinSport use the established Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) framework and scientifically-driven performance strategy to guide our programming decisions and training for all athletes on our campus. In the programs offered below, you will note the identified LTAD stages such as Learn to Train/Train to Train/Train to Compete, and these designations mean our coaches provide the right training for each athlete based on age and stage of growth and development.

Athlete Development Registered Training Programs

Junior Athlete Development Training Program (Learn to Train: 9-12 Years)

Program Description

Every kid is an athlete, and performance is all about learning to use your athletic potential to be your very best self. In this 8-week program, you will explore and learn foundational sport skills (e.g. agility, balance, coordination, jumping, running) and address the building blocks of physical conditioning to help you realize your potential as an athlete. You will be introduced to a variety of training environments and the program will safely introduce participants to the weight room that is appropriate for their age and stage of development.

Who is this program for?

This program is intended for young athletes looking to supplement their existing sport activities (as 'dryland'), or as a stand-alone physical education and conditioning program to help build your toolkit of skills and abilities as an athlete.

What is included?

Under Armour training shirt

Total Sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions
Program Day(s)
Wednesday Saturday Sunday
Program Time(s) 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Session dates April 10 - May 29, 2019 April 6 - June 8, 2019
(No sessions: April 20 or May 18)
April 7 - June 9, 2019
(No sessions April 21 or May  19)
Program cost $140 + GST
$140 + GST
$140 + GST
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Required participant forms - Upon registration, please fill out the three (3) forms and email to train@winsport.ca at least 72 hours prior to the program start.
WinSport Training Centre waiver Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) Athlete Profile Sheet
Athlete Development Training Program (Train to Train +: 13-17 Years)

Program Description

Athletes will be given an on-going customized Strength and Conditioning program and allowed to train in our facility under the supervision of the Strength and Conditioning coach.

Who is this program for?

This program is designed for youth athletes in any sport discipline who are looking to take their training to the next level.

Program outcome

Programs will be designed to optimize key components of sport-specific fitness (e.g. hockey, football, rugby, sliding sports, etc.) to help athletes achieve peak performances for pre-season evaluations and in-season play.

What's included

  • Initial consultation/pre-screening with a Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Customized training program and 1-hour orientation session with their assigned coach every 4 to 6 weeks
  • Access to the Performance Training Centre, Monday to Sunday from 1:30pm to 5:30pm to complete the program in a supervised training group environment
  • On-going support with the assigned Strength & Conditioning Coach via our Team Buildr App
  • Under Armour training shirt & gym bag
Program cost $180+GST / program
For more information or to register, please call Sport Services at 403-247-5405 or email us at train@winsport.ca
WinSport’s Adapted Strength and Conditioning Program - Ages 14+ (Train to Train/Train to Compete)

Who is this program for?

WinSports Adapted Strength and Conditioning Program is designed for developmental and competitive single sport and multisport para-athletes ages 14+ years who are looking for a strength & conditioning program to support performance for their competitive seasons. 

Program Outcome

This strength and conditioning (dryland) program will help athletes develop a strong understanding and foundation of fitness, and refine their movement competency to prepare them optimally for individual sport-specific training and competition.

What is included?

  • Two 75 minute semi-private coaching sessions at the Performance Training Centre per week
  • Supplementary training program design/support for off-site conditioning
  • All registered participants will receive an Under Armour training shirt and Under Gym Armour bag

Program in progress

Sport Specific Training Programs

2019 WinSport High-Performance Hockey Training Program
16-Week Strength & Conditioning Program MIDGET | JUNIOR | UNIVERSITY | PRO

A program by design, not chance. WinSport’s High Performance Hockey Program (HP2) is designed for players seeking that competitive edge.  Our training philosophy is a scientifically-driven performance strategy that enables athletes to attain sustainable peak performances and actualize their highest potential. Whether you’re preparing for spring or fall camp, gunning for a roster spot or wanting to simply take your game to the next level, this program is appropriately periodized to maximize training benefits. Develop work capacity, maximal strength, explosive speed, power and agility for optimal on-ice performance.

It’s about doing the right training at the right time – in the right way. The proof is in the results.

Program Outline

  • 16-week program consisting of four (4) x 1.5-hour training sessions per week
    • April 29th, 2019 to August 16th, 2019
  • Initial program consultation with Brett Walker, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Two (2) combine fitness testing days (pre and post program)
    • Pre-Program Testing Combine: Saturday, April 13th, 2019
    • Post-Program Testing Combine: Saturday, August 17th, 2019
  • Under Armour training apparel package ($100 value)
  • Location: WinSport’s Performance Training Centre (PTC)


Fee: $1900

Late registrations accepted. Please inquire for availability by calling 403-247-5428 or emailing train@winsport.ca

Performance Road Map

Phase I: General Prep Phase
  • Work capacity – Build a solid foundation of aerobic and muscular endurance to improve overall resilience to high intensity training and competition while promoting needed recovery
  • Movement Prep – Develop proficient movement patterns through corrective exercise, stability and full range of motion mechanics for injury mitigation
  • Flexibility – Implement myofascial release, static stretching, dynamic flexibility and mobility tactics that target postural imbalances and asymmetries
  • Energy Systems – Aerobic Power
Phase II: Hypertrophy & Maximal Strength Phase
  • Hypertrophy – Develop muscle mass needed for greater overall tolerance to high intensity training and counter the rigors of in-season gameplay
  • Max Strength – Enhance force production and its application through functional multi-joint movements and progressive overload
  • Energy Systems – Lactate Tolerance
Phase III: Maximal Speed, Power & Acceleration
  • Explosive Strength & Power – Develop power in linear and lateral planes through sport-specific plyometric and resistance training series
  • Max Speed – Develop efficient sprint mechanics and change of direction tactics through acceleration and deceleration training to enhance separation speed
  • Energy Systems – Anaerobic Alactic

Register for High-Performance Hockey Training Program
 
Brett Walker, BSc., Kin. - WinSport Strength & Conditioning Coach

Brett Walker, BSc., Kin.

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Brett Walker is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for WinSport’s Performance Training Centre. For the past 4 years, Brett has served as Calgary’s off-ice strength specialist with Hockey Canada, responsible for all NWCAA in-season programming as well as handling all off-season hockey development. Brett annually assists with the Calgary Flames development and main camp testing procedures and presented at the 2018 National Hockey Canada Skills Seminar. Upon completion of his Junior hockey and lacrosse career, the northern Alberta native moved to Calgary to attain his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Calgary. While developing athletes from minor hockey to the NHL ranks, Brett is also currently working with athletes from Canada's national bobsleigh program, development slopestyle ski and snowboard teams.

 
Hockey Combine Fitness Testing - Ages 14+

Program description

Gain a competitive advantage. Our hockey combine fitness testing is a baseline fitness evaluation using measures of aerobic endurance, anaerobic tolerance, speed, power, agility, muscular endurance, strength, and flexibility.

Who is this program for?

Bantam, Midget, Unversity & Pro Hockey Players

Program outcome

Know where you stand. Participants will take home the results from there fitness testing at both sessions.
Options
Pre-program Post-program
Total Sessions
1
1
Program Day(s)
Saturday Saturday
Program Time(s) 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Session dates April 13, 2019
August 17, 2019
Program cost $40 + GST
$40 + GST

Register for Hockey Fitness Testing Combine

PTC Members and Annual Passholders receive a 30% discount.

*PTC Members and annual passholders must register in-person or over the phone to receive the program discount.

Required participant forms - Upon registration, please fill out the three (3) forms and email to train@winsport.ca at least 72 hours prior to the program start.
WinSport Training Centre waiver Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) Athlete Profile Sheet
Rugby Off-Season Strength & Conditioning Program - Ages 13-18 Girls Only (Train to Train/Train to Compete)
Our Performance Training Centre Strength and Conditioning Team, led by premier national level female rugby players, is pleased to offer comprehensive girls-only off-season conditioning programs to U16 and U18 division players.

Who is this program for?

Development and competitive female rugby players at the U16 and U18 levels. 

Program Outcome

The program is designed to optimize key components of rugby fitness to achieve peak performances for pre-season evaluations and in-season play. Programs are offered in 2 multi-week blocks and are created to progressively build on one another, however participants can register for individual blocks or a combination of the two.

What is included?

  • 1 WinSport UA training T-Shirt
  • 1 WinSport UA training Gym Bag


Athletes have the option of purchasing both phases as a package, or purchasing a phase individually.

New membership add ons available to participants in registered programs! Please email train@winsport.ca for further details.

PHASE 1: (2X/week for 10 Weeks)

  • Build Stamina
    • Develop the building blocks of rugby conditioning with a solid base of aerobic and muscular endurance, mobility, flexibility and movement competency, to improve overall stamina, promote recovery during training and competition, and enhance movement quality.

PHASE 2 (2X/Week for 10 Weeks)

  • Build Muscle Mass & Get Fast
    • Develop muscle mass, strength and greater overall tolerance to high intensity training (anaerobic tolerance) and lay the foundations for the development of speed and power.
    • Develop speed, explosive power and agility to prepare for evaluations and the season ahead.

Program in progress

Football Off-Season Strength & Conditioning - Ages 13-17 (Train to Train/ Train to Compete)

Our Performance Training Centre Strength and Conditioning team is pleased to offer a comprehensive off-season conditioning program to Bantam and Midget football players.

Who is this program for?

Our Performance Training Centre Strength and Conditioning team is pleased to offer a comprehensive off-season conditioning program to Bantam and Midget football players.

Program Outcome

Our programming is designed to develop overall athletic performance and conditioning to meet the competitive demands of football. Our Strength & Conditioning team will work with athletes to support appropriate athletic advancement, promoting noticeable improvements in max strength, aerobic and muscular endurance, strength tolerance, as well as progressively building upon the previous weeks. The program is designed to optimize and achieve peak performances for not only pre-season evaluations, but in-season competition. At WinSport, a commitment to excellence is earned not given and we look forward to another great year with the Football Off-Season Strength & Conditioning Program.

What is included?

  • 1 WinSport UA training T-Shirt
  • 1 WinSport UA training Gym Bag

Program in progress

Scroll down to see our Football Speed & Power Add On Program

Required participant forms - Upon registration, please fill out the three (3) forms and email to train@winsport.ca at least 72 hours prior to the program start.
WinSport Training Centre waiver Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) Athlete Profile Sheet
Football Speed & Power Add On Program
Develop muscle mass, strength and greater overall tolerance to high intensity training (anaerobic tolerance) and lay the foundations for the development of speed and power. Develop speed, explosive power and agility to prepare for evaluations and the season ahead.

Options
If you are in the Football Off Season S&C Program
If you are only interesed in the Speed Work Program
Total Sessions
4 4
Program Day(s)
Saturday Saturday
Program Time(s) 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session dates March 2 - 23, 2019 March 2 - 23, 2019
Program cost $65 + GST
$100 + GST

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Required participant forms - Upon registration, please fill out the three (3) forms and email to train@winsport.ca at least 72 hours prior to the program start.
WinSport Training Centre waiver Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) Athlete Profile Sheet
Hockey In-Season Dryland Training - Ages 13-18 - Train to Train/Train to Compete
Maintain your off-season fitness during the season, and optimize performance during key competitive windows of the season with our in-season/off-ice conditioning programs. Programs will address muscle mass and strength retention, maintenance of speed, power and agility, mobility, stability, recovery and teach athletes activation techniques pre-competition.

Who is this program for?

Development and competitive hockey players at the Bantam to Junior levels. 

Program Outcome

The program is designed to optimize key components of hockey fitness to achieve peak performances for in-season play.

What is included?

  • 1 WinSport UA training T-Shirt
  • 1 WinSport UA training Gym Bag

Program in progress

Intermediate Olympic Lifting Program - Ages 16+
This program is designed for athletes who have experience in the sport of Olympic Lifting and looking to improve upon their existing skills. Athletes should understand the fundamentals of the Snatch and Clean and Jerk and be able to complete these movements with a minimum weight of an empty bar (20kg).

Program Outcome

 Our goal is to get athletes more repetitions under the bar and to build stronger technique, mobility, speed, and strength. Improving upon these areas will result in higher personal records and more consistent lifts.

What is included?

  • Video analysis of lifts via Team Buildr App
  • 1 WinSport UA training T-Shirt
  • 1 WinSport UA training Gym Bag

Prerequisites

  • Athletes should understand the fundamentals of the Snatch and Clean and Jerk lifts and be able to complete these movements with a minimum weight of an empty barbell (20kg).
  • Must be able to perform an over head squat with an empty barbell (20kg)
  • Must be able to front squat an empty barbell (20kg)
  • Must be able to hold a deep body weight squat for 20 seconds
  • Must not have any chronic joint or bone issues
Total Sessions
12
Program Day(s) Thursday/Sunday
Program Time(s) Thursday: 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. & Sunday: 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Session dates April 28 to June 9 (skipping May 19)
Program cost $240 + GST

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Discover Olympic Lifting Program - Ages 16+
An introductory class structured to teach beginners the fundamental positions and movements of Olympic lifting.  Individuals with little to no experience will benefit the most from these classes. Athletes who would like to take a step back from their existing routines, and relearn the basics are also welcome. Focus will be placed on ingraining proper motor patterns and utilizing drills to teach the ‘feel’ of Olympic lifting. Classes will be once a week for 75 minutes, feature a structured warm-up and mobility-based cool-down.

Who is this program for?

Individuals with little to no experience with Olympic Lifting or those looking to relearn the basics.

Program Outcome

Knowledge of the fundamental positions and movements of Olympic lifting.

What is included?

  • Video analysis of lifts via Team Buildr App
  • 1 WinSport UA training T-Shirt
  • 1 WinSport UA training Gym Bag

Prerequisites

  • Must be able to front squat an empty barbell (20kg)
  • Must be able to hold a deep body weight squat for 20 seconds
  • Must not have any chronic joint or bone issues
Total Sessions
6
Program Day(s) Sundays
Program Time(s) 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Session dates April 28- June 9 (skipping May 19)
Program cost $120 + GST

Register here
PTC Members receive a 30% discount - PTC Members and annual passholders must register in-person or over the phone to receive the program discount
Required participant forms - Upon registration, please fill out the three (3) forms and email to train@winsport.ca at least 72 hours prior to the program start.
WinSport Training Centre waiver Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) Athlete Profile Sheet

Customized Sport Training Programs & Services

Customized Athlete Development Programs
The landscape of athlete development can be intimidating. There are many factors impacting performance.

We can simplify the journey for you. With our widespread understanding of athlete development and performance strategy, we can help you realize and address the roadblocks in your or your team’s athletic performance.

We will help you plan effectively for training and competition, and provide recommendations to help you build tools and leverage your skills and abilities to realize your athletic potential.

If our existing offerings do not meet your specific needs our WinSport Strength and Conditioning team can build customized programs for both individuals and teams.

We focus our efforts in two key areas:

  • Coaching services
  • Performance Road-Mapping

Who can we help?

  • Development and competitive athletes
  • Individual athletes
  • Semi-Private/Small Group 2-5 athletes
  • Team Training 6+ athletes
  • Coaches and managers
Coaching Services - Customized, Strength & Conditioning

Individual

Training sessions at WinSport with a Strength and Conditioning Coach who will periodize your program according to your YTP to address your in-season/off-season sport-specific training and competition needs.
  • Single - $80/hr
  • 5 Pack - $375 ($75/session)
  • 10 Pack - $700 ($70/session)
  • 20 Pack - $1,300 ($65/session)
All Personal Training sessions expire 1 year from purchase date.

To take advantage of these custom offerings please call Sport Services at 403-247-5405 or email train@winsport.ca.

Fascial Mobility Therapy - FMT

30 minute session

On the table Stretch and Mobility Therapy provided by a certified instructor focusing on relieving tight musculature and increasing range of motion in the joints. The goal is to promote pain free range of motion in the hips, lower back, and shoulders by stretching the joint and surrounding capsule through a series of therapeutic mobilization techniques.

A session will include an assessment, table stretch/mobility, and muscle isometrics/activation to create lasting effects.

Set it free with FMT!

Semi-Private/Small Group:

Same as individul training, but with 2-5 athletes.

Training sessions at WinSport with a Strength and Conditioning Coach who will periodize your program according to your YTP to address your in-season/off-season sport-specific training and competition needs.

  • Price – starting from $120/hr

Team Training:

Sport team training/6+ athletes.

Training sessions at WinSport with a Strength and Conditioning Coach who will periodize your program according to your YTP to address your in-season/off-season sport-specific training and competition needs.

  • Price – starting from $135/hr

Written Program Package:

For athletes or teams requiring programming guidance, allowing them to train on their own. Receive 6 weeks programming (5 days/week) to address all fitness components relevant to the training cycle goals, and a 1:1 training program orientation with a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Pair this service with memberships to one of our training facilities.


  • Price – starting from $150

To take advantage of these custom offerings please call us at 403-247-5405 or email train@winsport.ca

Performance Road - Mapping

Our performance road mapping services:

Our consultative services include, but are not limited to:
  • Sport KPI (key performance indicator) evaluations and strategy planning for sport coaches and athletes.
  • Yearly training plan (YTP) evaluations, planning and development for sport coaches and athletes.
  • Integrated support team service recommendations and referrals, where applicable (e.g. sport medicine, sport nutrition, sport psychology).
  • Educational sessions, seminars etc. for your key stakeholders (e.g. parents, coaches and athletes).
To take advantage of these custom offerings please call us at 403-247-5405 or email train@winsport.ca.

Programs currently in progress

Off-Season Football Program

To inquire about late registration or find out when the next program is available, please call Sport Services at 403-247-5405