Taekwondo Canada Receives Final Approval for NCCP Competition Development Performance Coach Program

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December 17, 2020

Taekwondo Canada, the National Governing Body for the sport in Canada is pleased to announce that the organization has received approval from the Coaching Association of Canada for their NCCP Competition Development Performance Coach Program.

This recognition, was done in consultation with major stakeholders from across the country, is comprehensive in its scope and outlines a pathway for success as the organization moves through the next Olympic Cycle encompassing both Tokyo 2021 and Paris 2024. Taekwondo Canada will continue to evaluate the effectiveness of this program and make necessary modifications and improvements in an ongoing 4 year cycle.

Taekwondo Canada has developed this sport-specific NCCP training content for taekwondo coaches in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada.  The curriculum forms part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), a coach training and development program which provides coaches at all levels with standardized, inclusive, and safe sport education across Canada.

Delivered by NCCP Coach Developers, the newly approved NCCP Competition Development Performance Coach curriculum will train Taekwondo coaches based on current best practices in performance analysis, ethical decision-making, and with relevant content that is available in both English and French.

Taekwondo Canada Executive Director Dave Harris said of the achievement,

“We are extremely appreciative of the Coaching Association of Canada for acknowledging our work on the NCCP Competition Development Program. The entire Taekwondo Canada staff has worked extremely hard on this program and we look forward to providing our coaches with world class education. We would also like to thank the Coaching Association of Canada for all of their assistance in helping us achieve our goal.”

About Taekwondo Canada:

Taekwondo Canada is the official governing body of Taekwondo in Canada, governing the sport in all Provinces and Territories. Taekwondo Canada is recognized by World Taekwondo, the International Olympic Committee, PATU and Sport Canada. Taekwondo Canada will continue to be a leading nation in the sport by providing leadership and opportunities to enable its participants to achieve their goals.

About NCCP and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC):

The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) is a standardized coach education program available and accessible throughout Canada. Identified as a world leader in coach education, the NCCP ensures all coaches receive training based on best practices in instructional design, ethical decision‐making, and with content that is relevant, current and which leads to the development of competent coaches. The NCCP gives coaches the confidence to succeed and is designed and delivered in partnership with the Government of Canada, 65 National Sport Organizations (NSOs), 13 Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives (PTCRs), and the Coaching Association of Canada™.


Dave Harris
Executive Director
(519) 859-7410


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