High Performance Training Camp
OBSA's High Performance Training Camp is an opportunity for OBSA's top athletes to be exposed to a high level of training and expertise. For this camp OBSA brings in guest speakers to educate athletes on topics essential to performance like nutrition. Other experts like specialized trainers and chiropractors can also brought in to work with athletes. Having access to these services not only improves the athlete’s performance over the weekend but also provides athletes with knowledge that will help improve their training day to day.
An athlete from any one of OBSA’s sports can participate in the camp however athletes must be endorsed by a coach to participate in the camp. In the case where space is limited and athletes must be selected, selection is based on coaches recommendation and athletes past performances.
2017 High Performance Training Camp
Where: W Ross MacDonald School
Cost: Members Price - $125, Non-Members Price - $500
Please contact the office at 416-855-0972 if you have any questions on what athletes are eligible to attend the camp, how to get an athlete involved with the camp or anything else.
OBSA HIGH PERFORMANCE TRAINING CAMP GUEST SPEAKERS/COACHES:
Erik Sesbreno, Professional Sport Dietitian
Erik is a sport dietitian who enjoys helping athletes and their coaches achieve their performance goals. As an ISAK level 3 anthropometrist and co-chair of the Dietitians of Canada Sport Nutrition Network, he organizes educational events to support dietetic students and dietitians aspiring to work with the sporting community. He has worked with athletes competing in CIS and NCAA varsity sports as well as provincial and national high performance sport programs. His goal is to keep assisting athletes and coaches through evidence-based nutrition practices and to help teams develop practical nutrition support systems for enhancing performance.
Craig Blackman, NCCP Level 3 Athletics Coach
Craig is a former high performance runner and Canadian Olympic athlete in the 400 m and 4 x 400 m distances. With a huge passion for the sport, Craig turned his focus to coaching in 1997 when he became the founder and head coach for the I Be Fast Track Club in Toronto. Craig has held numerous head coaching positions within the sport of athletics since then and has worked with multiple high performance athletes guiding them to tremendous success.