New Athlete Development Program
The new athlete development program in conjunction with WinSport will launch in September 2013. Students in Grade 9 and 10 will take full year Physical Education/Athlete Development. This course supports Canada’s long term athlete development model by continuing to enhance physical literacy, develop mental fitness and ongoing athletic learning. Sports psychology, nutrition, dryland training, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular body systems are among the topics students will be exploring in the context of athlete development and exploration of sport.
Teenager from Calgary one of three women who will carry Canadian hopes to Sochi
|Pretorius grapples with sudden leap into the elite.
Alexandra Pretorius, grade 11 student-athlete came second at the Normal Hill competition at the Aviva national championships in Whistler's Callaghan Valley on Friday, March 29, 2013. She also had the day's longest jump at 104.5 metres. Atsuko Tanaka (former NSS student), 21, won the championship. Read more
Registration for 2013 - 14 Year
The deadline for applying for entrance for the 2013-14 school year has passed. Applications were due on or before March 31st, 2013. Any applications that are submitted from this point forward will be added to a wait list and may be considered if spaces remain after evaluating all of the applications that were received before the March 31st deadline.
Once again, the National Sport School is proud to have been part of Sport Calgary’s Mayor’s Sport Breakfast. Forty of our student-athletes were on hand to represent grassroots athletics, proudly reflecting the school’s Culture of Excellence to His Excellency, Mayor Naheed Nenshi, keynote speaker Carol Huynh, several high performance athletes, and key members of Calgary’s business community. Alpine skier Scott Brown and swimmer Chelsea Shaul were spectacular, co-emceeing alongside the CBC’s Doug Dirks, and speaking to the attendees about the impact of sport on their lives.
The National Sport School would also like to congratulate our colleagues from WinSport Canada for receiving the Business and Sport Excellence Award, recognizing and celebrating their outstanding, innovative and consistent support to sport.