FORMAT: A 4-week Independent Learning Course with a Weekly Online Meeting
DATES: January 12 - Feb 9, 2021*
*If you are interested in the course but cannot make these dates, fill out the contact form below to assist us in planning future dates.
CLASS SIZE: Maximum 10 participants
COST: NEW PRICE! $250 (CAD)
The course is designed for endurance athletes in Nature-based sports, including:
Over the 4 weeks we will help participants develop a better understanding on how the mind impacts training and performance in an endurance environment. We will explore topics such as:
Each week of the course will include:
Course Instructor: James Galipeau, PhD.
James has a Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology and a Ph.D. in Education. He has conducted research on learning in sports teams and other small groups, as well as studying the mental skills used by adventure racers. Over the past 15 years he has competed in numerous endurance-based sports including: adventure races, ultramarathons, multi-day mountain bike races, canoe marathons, multi-day cross-country skiing events, snowshoe racing, and both summer and winter multisport races. He has raced in over 25 expedition-length adventure races - including 5 Adventure Racing World Championships - and has been on the podium in 5 Adventure Racing World Series Events.
This course features independent learning with weekly readings, a hands-on learning activity, and an online meeting. Dates and times will be set according to participants’ availability once they have registered. The course will take place over 4 consecutive weeks, with the online meeting occurring on the same day and time each week.