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Submitted by admin on Sun, 2008-05-04 19:27
We, the coaches, will display professionalism, integrity and respect for the letter and spirit of the sport by adhering to the rules and regulations of the CBTF. We will provide a supportive and informative foundation by striving to seek knowledge and gain experience expressing the highest regard for all members of the community.
Nous, les entraîneurs, ferons preuve de professionnalisme, d’intégrité et de respect pour la lettre et l’esprit du sport en adhérant aux règlements de la CBTF. Nous offrirons information et soutien en nous efforçant d’acquérir les connaissances et l’expérience reflétant le plus grand respect pour tous les membres de la communauté.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 2013-04-05 09:54
The positions of Athlete's Representative, Coaches' Representative and Judges' Representative on the CBTF Technical Committee and Board of Directors are scheduled for election this year.
The deadline for nominations to be received by the Nomination Committee for these three positions is June 30, 2013 (refer to the attached Nomination Forms for mail, fax and email addresses). Voting will be held online using the CBTF website, between July 4, 2013 and August 16, 2013. Results will be announced at the 2013 CBTF Annual General Meeting.
All three positions will be elected for a 2-year term: September 2013 through the 2015 AGM.
To make a nomination, both the nominator and the nominee must be CBTF members in good standing.
The attached forms include further details about the nomination requirements and nomination submission process for each position. These forms should be used to nominate someone for any of the following positions:
- Athletes' Representative
- Coaches' Representative
- Judges' Representative
CBTF requires the consent of the nominee to allow her/his name to stand for any of these positions. Before submitting a nomination, please contact the potential nominee and obtain their consent to allow their name to stand for nomination. Include this consent when submitting the Nomination Form.
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Submitted by admin on Tue, 2008-06-03 09:04
The CBTF Coaching Certification Program is divided into three sections, called LEVELS, that follow the NCCP model:
LEVEL 1 Coach
The Level 1 Coaches Course is an introductory program designed to prepare prospective baton twirling coaches to introduce technically sound twirling fundamentals to recreational participants.
- Seminar is approximately 8 to 10 hours in length
- Upon successful completion, the coach has the technical knowledge to instruct Recreational athletes
- Certification requires:
- Successful completion of the Level 1 Coaches Course
- An awareness of the CBTF Progressional Model
- Minimum age of 16 to become a Level 1 Coach
The Level 1 Coaching course was revised, effective November 5 2011. Previous students that had completed some, but not all, of their Level 1 requirements are asked to use the CBTF Contact Us page to contact the CBTF Coaches' Representative to determine their current status and any outstanding requirements under the new program.
LEVEL 2 Coach
- The seminar is often offered in conjunction with the MODULE 1 Judges course. Together, the seminar is approximately 20 hours in length. If offered separately, the LEVEL 2 Coaches is is approximately 15 hours in length.
- Upon successful completion, the coach has the technical knowledge to instruct recreational and pre-competitiv athletes, as well as higher levels of the Skills Development Program
- Certification requires:
- Successful completion of the Level 2 Coaches Course
- Attendance at the NCCP Course Introduction to Competition - Part B (replacing Level 2 Theory)
- Minimum age of 16 to become a Level 2 Coach
LEVEL 3 Coach
- The seminar is approximately 25 hours in length
- Upon successful completion, the coach is certified to coach recreational, pre-competitive and competitive athletes.
- Certification requires:
- Successful completion of the Level 3 Coaches Course
- Attendance at the NCCP course Introduction to Competition - Part B (replacing Level 2 Theory)
- Minimum age of 16 to become a Level 3 Coach
CBTF-certified coaches are governed by the CBTF Coaches Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics. The goals of the CBTF Coaching Certification program are many:
- To provide a supportive and informative training ground for the technical community
- To provide baton twirling technical and practical information with emphasis on correctness of baton and body technique
- To successfully translate to prospective coaches how to communicate how the skills are to be executed: to acquire the knowledge concerning teaching the skills
- To create a better understanding for the necessity of proper baton and body technique and mastery of essential twirling skills
- To increase the longevity of the twirling life span by implementing a series of short term goals which may aspire into long term accomplishments
- To build a logical gap from the recreational to the world class athlete by presenting a logical progression for teaching baton twirling skills
- To create a safe and positive setting for participants by providing a desirable atmosphere for developing high self esteem and maintaining healthy perspectives
- To create a harmonious relationship amongst technical facilitators and athletes by which appreciation of quality and respect is paramount
- To maintain a national coaching directory
- To lend credibility to the sport of baton twirling in respect to the media, public, and the members of the twirling community