DBC

Courses

All the information on DBC Certification program.

Contact your regional Course facilitators to inquire about courses

western

region

Kamini Jain

-Vancouver-

(Community & Competitive)

Jackie Webber

-Vancouver-

(Community)

Andrea Dillon

-Vancouver-

(Community)

Tom Arnold

-Victoria-

(Community & Steering)

Central

region

Scott Murray

-Pickering-

(Steering & Community)

Jim Farintosh

-Toronto-

(Competitive)

eastern

region

Matt Robert

-Montreal-

(Steering & Community & Competitive)

Albert MacDonald

-Nova Scotia-

(Community & Competitive)

Dan Levine

-Montreal-

(Steering)

 

Level 1

intro to coaching

The course is intended for anyone interested in entry level coaching.

Some of the material covered in the course includes: safety, ethics in coaching, coach-athlete communication, basic dragon boat technique, basic physiological requirements of dragon boat racing, race planning, practice planning, etc.

Presented by: Tom Arnold

Date: January 25 and 26, 2020

Location: VI Paddling Gym (500 Admirals Road, Victoria)

Cost: $165

Registration: 

acto_naxeti@yahoo.com​

Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: Saturday January 18, 2020

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $175 + HST

Registration (DBC certification)

Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: Saturday May 2, 2020

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $175 + HST

Registration(DBC certification)

Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: Saturday October 3, 2020

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $175 + HST

Registration (DBC certification)

Presented by: Matt Robert

Date: February 2, 2020

Location: Canal Fitness, Montreal

Cost: TBD

Registration: 22Dragons 

www.22dragons.com/services

 

Level 2

coaching

competitive

dragon boat

PREREQUISITES: Coaching Community Dragon Boat Certified (includes , small craft operators license, DBC course and successful evaluation of assignment).

This two day course is intended for anyone coaching competitive crews training twice a week or more on and off the water, crews competing at provincial events, the National Championships and perhaps with a view to the Club Crew World Championships. After this course, coaches will have the tools to develop all aspects of year-round training programs including, advanced technical instruction, principles of training, mental preparation, testing and selection, and much much more.

Coaching Competitive Dragon Boat Course

Presented by: TBA

Date: TBA

Location: Leduc, AB

Cost: $300 (includes lunch both days)

Registration: 

https://alkame-dragon-boat-services.jumbula.com/#/dbc-certifications

Competitive

Central

Region

Presented by: Jim Farintosh

Date: TBA

Location: Pickering

Cost: 

Registration: 

jfar26@hotmail.com

Presented by: Matt Robert

Date:January 11 & 12, 2020

Location: Canal Fitness, Montreal

Cost: 

Registration: 22Dragons 

www.22dragons.com/services

 

Festival

official

This course is designed for new and existing dragon boat Officials with an overview to achieve the Level 1 accreditation. Managers and steerspersons will find this course to be invaluable.

 

The Dragon Boat Canada Officials Level 1 Course gives general knowledge of the Dragon Boat Canada competition regulations, rules of racing, 2000m racing rules and course setup, protests, roles and duties of each Race Officials position, race grid progression, safety, situation analysis and discussion.

 

Case scenarios discussion will provide an opportunity for application and interpretation of the rules of racing. Upon successful completion, Officials will receive Officials Level 1 certification, and a DBC Officials shirt.

 

Contact DBC to arrange a course for your club, festival or area!

Presented by:  TBD

Date: TBD

Location: Edmonton

Cost: TBD

Registration: 

Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: January 17, 2020 (6-9pm)

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $110 + HST

Registration (DBC Certification)

Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: May 1, 2020 (6-9pm)

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $110 + HST

Registration (DBC Certification)

Presented by: Matt Robert

Date: TBD

Location: Montreal

Cost: TBD

Registration: 22Dragons 

www.22dragons.com/services

 

steering

accreditation

This course will ensure your steersperson has the skills required to confidently steer races.

 This full day course features:

  • low instructor : participant ratio

  • in-class theory and on-water application

  • highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable facilitators.

Skills taught, practiced and tested will include:

  • crew commands and vocabulary

  • forward and reverse steering

  • left and right turns

  • arriving and departing docks

  • race situations.

Volunteer paddlers will be utilized whenever possible to ensure maximum experience at the helm.

 

This course is conducted by organizations and instructors that have been certified by Dragon Boat Canada. Contact DBC for more information.

Presented by: Tom Arnold

Date: March 28, 2020

Location: VI Paddling (521 Craigflower Rd Victoria)

Cost: $120

Registration: acto_naxeti@yahoo.com​

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Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: Sunday May  3, 2020

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $125 +HST

Registration (DBC Certification)

Presented by: Scott Murray

Date: Sunday October  4, 2020

Location: Alkame Paddle Zone, 1050 Brock Road Unit 20 & 21, Pickering, L1W 3X4

Cost: $125 +HST

Registration (DBC Certification)

Presented by: Matt Smith

Date: TBD

Location: Montreal

Cost: TBD

Registration: 

www.22dragons.com/services


Mailing Address

2255B Queen Street East,
Suite 331
Toronto ON M4E 1G3

Call

T: 647-210-5175

 

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