Vancouver Island - Central Coast

Sat 3rd -
11:30 am to 7:30 pm
This eight-hour workshop covers many of the taping techniques used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture and practical sessions. The morning session is designed as an introduction to taping. Safety considerations relating to taping will be introduced. Preventive and supportive techniques for the ankle will also be covered. The taping techniques covered in the afternoon session include regional techniques for the ankle, foot, elbow, wrist, thumb and finger. Procedures for injury prevention, minimizing the chance of further damage when injury occurs and for aiding the healing...

John Longland

I am a sports medicine physician new to the Victoria-area and I have recently been appointed Chief Medical Officer of Rugby Canada. My office is based at the rugby Canada National Training Centre in Langford.  

James McDonald

As a Certified Athletic Therapist, my professional focus is to support both high performance and recreation level athletes throughout the continuum of injury to rehabilitation to return to play. As both emergency injury management professionals and clinical therapists the Athletic Therapist is uniquely positioned to understand the demands of movement based injuries and active participants in sport and activity.

Sharleen Hoar

Sharleen Hoar (Ph.D.) has been supporting elite and aspiring performers of all ages to achieve personal and performance excellence since 1996. She is a professional member of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association and is the mental performance lead with the Canadian Sport Institute - Pacific working with Olympic and National team athletes, coaches, and sport science and medical professionals.

Kristen Yarker

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD is a registered dietitian with 24 years of experience in nutrition. A past competitive athlete (running - cross country & track, University of Guelph), she understands the drive for (and pressures of) performance. For athletes, the general ‘healthy eating’ rules don’t apply.

Charlene Waldner

Charlene graduated from the 3000 hour program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria in 2012. Since then she has had the pleasure of working in a variety of spa and resort environments, and she has enthusiastically volunteered at many sporting events. She enjoys working with clients of all ages, including seniors and youth.

Sat 14th -
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
This eight-hour workshop serves as an introduction to injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include recognition and control of potentially hazardous situations, injury assessment and the handling of life-threatening situations, management of common injuries, referral patterns and the development of a sports first-aid kit. *A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 3.0 NCCP PD Continuing Education Credits* Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm Location: PISE Cost: $120.00 (+GST) per participant Register...
Sat 28th -
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Led by a Certified Athletic Therapist or Sports Physiotherapist, this course will introduce participants to common athletic taping techniques through a combination of lecture and practical components. Safety consideration and theory are covered, followed by taping techniques and relevant anatomy for injuries related to the foot, ankle, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, thumb and fingers. This course is an excellent baseline for any individual looking to assist athletes with injury prevention, management and support during return-to-play following injury. Participants are encouraged to wear athletic...