Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme starts at Olympic Centre

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has officially commenced their annual Introduction to Coaching Course under the auspices of the Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme (CCCP). The CCCP is a grassroots entry-level coaching course designed for sport leaders and club coaches. This year’s course participants include 36 local coaches representing 12 sport disciplines, as well as … Continue reading Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme starts at Olympic Centre

Applications are Open for the “Olympics Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events” Master’s Degree Programme

The Department of Sports Organization and Management of the Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences of the University of Peloponnese with the support of the International Olympic Academy organizes for the Academic year of 2017-2018 the Master’s Degree Programme with the title "Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events". … Continue reading Applications are Open for the “Olympics Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events” Master’s Degree Programme

BOA Completes Technical Course For Judo Coaches

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. completed a Technical Course for Judo Coaches at Marine Gardens on Tuesday, August 9. The Course was funded by Olympic Solidarity and brought together Judo coaches from various clubs in the island. Certificates were presented by the course expert, Mr. Parnel Legros of the USA. Mr. Legros was born in … Continue reading BOA Completes Technical Course For Judo Coaches

Olympic Day Celebrations In Barbados

Today is Olympic Day around the world. On Saturday, The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. launched a week of activities to celebrate Olympic Day with a walk, race and run from its headquarters in Wildey that featured over 300 participants from 16 national federations. Representatives of Badminton, Boxing, Fencing, Hockey, Judo, Netball, Orienteering, Paralympics, Rugby, Special … Continue reading Olympic Day Celebrations In Barbados

Olympic Studies Master’s Degree Programme Call For Applications 2016-17

The Department of Sports Organisation and Management of the Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences of the University of Peloponnese with the support of the International Olympic Academy call for forty (40) postgraduate students. The deadline for applications is the 30th of April 2016. Detailed information on the programme and the necessary … Continue reading Olympic Studies Master’s Degree Programme Call For Applications 2016-17

Coaching Clinics In Collaboration With Coaching Association of Canada Set To Continue in January 2016

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. in collaboration with the Coaching Association of Canada will continue a series of coaching clinics which were started in 2015. This new series will have Level 1 and 2 coaching clinics which run from January 15-17 and January 29-31, 2016 respectively. The Level 1 Coaching Clinic will be held at … Continue reading Coaching Clinics In Collaboration With Coaching Association of Canada Set To Continue in January 2016

Caribbean Coaching Certification Program

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees-CANOC introduces the Caribbean Coaching Certification program. This program has been in existence since 1998, and within this time over 1000 persons in the Caribbean have completed the Coaching Theory Course (CTC) and the Caribbean Community Sport Leaders Course (CCSLC). The CTC course is designed to equip the Coach … Continue reading Caribbean Coaching Certification Program

Advanced Sports Management Course Launched

Local sports administrators are being trained to manage Olympic sports organizations by the Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s Olympic Academy. Joanna Zipser-Graves, Head of NOC Management Programmes of Olympic Solidarity, launched the third version of the six-month Advanced Sports Management course last Saturday. Olympic Solidarity is the funding agency for the International Olympic Committee. It provides … Continue reading Advanced Sports Management Course Launched