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Let Them Play! Discussion with NBA Bob Bigelow

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Bowness High School

4627 - 77 Street NW

Calgary, AB T3B 2N6

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Have your kids ever asked if they could miss practice?

Have you ever sat beside a parent who asks why “that kid” is on the team?

Former NBA player, Bob Bigelow, speaks about youth sports programs, and provides new approaches for positive change in fully meeting the needs of young athletes as the top priority.

Come join athletes such as Catriona Le May Doan as they share their experiences as elite athletes, and how a properly structures minor sports environment is critical for success.

² 7:00-7:30 Reception, appetizers, meet and greet
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7:30-8:30 Presentation by NBA Bob Bigelow focusing on 5 areas:

  • The role of sports associations in creating safe league structures for kids to play.
  • The pressure that parents feel in kids sports
  • The realism of professional opportunities and how it is impacting minor sports
  • Letting kids play with creativity rather than tactical strategies to win.
  • The impact that community sports is having on school sports.

² 8:30-9:30 A panel discussion with Catriona Le May Doan, Duff Gibson, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Bob Bigelow, with a moderator, focusing on questions from the audiences on the above 5 areas.

Former NBA player, Bob Bigelow, speaks worldwide about youth sports programs, and provides new approaches for positive change in fully meeting the needs of young athletes as the top priority. Bob was an NBA first round draft choice and played four years for the Kansas City Kings, Boston Celtics, and San Diego Clippers. He played collegiately at the University of Pennsylvania for Hall of Fame Coach Chuck Daly. He has devoted several thousand hours researching and lecturing about organized youth sports and its effects on children and adults. Since 1993, he has conducted over 2500 talks and clinics worldwide. Bob has also been selected as one of the “100 Most Influential Sports Educators” by the Institute for International Sport at the University of Rhode Island. Visit http://www.bobbigelow.com/ to learn more!

This event is presented by Sport Calgary, in collaboration with Calgary West Soccer Club and Bowness High School

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