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ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 

July 11, 2021

2:00 pm
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8:00 pm
CET

Ready to Compete at All Levels of Play

Whether you’re a recreational athlete or high-performance, being “ready to compete” often refers to being physically ready, however being mentally ready is equally important. Learn from an expert like Dr Judy Goss, an experienced mental performance consultant, about the best strategies to reach your full potential and achieve personal goals both in sport and everyday life.

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FEATURING

Archie Allison

Director, PowerHockey Canada
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Archie began his career as a program instructor at Variety Village / Variety – The Children’s Charity in 1984. He is the Director of Access and Awareness leading outreach and education, training, volunteers, The Rehabilitation to Community program, community events and sport teams. Archie has been a tireless advocate for people of all ages and abilities, with a passion in the areas of accessibility, inclusive participation, and community engagement. He is currently a Director of PowerHockey Canada promoting opportunities to play, participate and compete. Archie has been the past recipient of many awards including Canadian Disability Hall of Fame – Builder, Canadian Paralympic Committee Hall of Fame, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and Toronto Sport Hall of Fame Inductee – Builder and Spirit of Sport.

Archie began his career as a program instructor at Variety Village / Variety – The Children’s Charity in 1984. He is the Director of Access and Awareness leading outreach and education, training, volunteers, The Rehabilitation to Community program, community events and sport teams. Archie has been a tireless advocate for people of all ages and abilities, with a passion in the areas of accessibility, inclusive participation, and community engagement. He is currently a Director of PowerHockey Canada promoting opportunities to play, participate and compete. Archie has been the past recipient of many awards including Canadian Disability Hall of Fame – Builder, Canadian Paralympic Committee Hall of Fame, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and Toronto Sport Hall of Fame Inductee – Builder and Spirit of Sport.

Dr. Judy Goss

Mental Performance Consultant
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Judy Goss, PhD is a Mental Performance Consultant, who works with National and Olympic Team members in Ontario including athletes from Skate Canada, Wrestling Canada, Volleyball Canada, Swim Ontario and Freestyle Ontario. Judy received her PhD in Sport Psychology from the University of Maryland and is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. She has served as the Mental Performance Lead for the National Sport Science and Sport Medicine Advisory Committee for Own the Podium.

Judy maintains a private practice working with athletes and coaches from a wide variety of sports as well as National and Provincial Sport Organizations. She has written numerous articles and presented at national and international conferences. Her work with athletes and coaches focuses on performance enhancement, performance under pressure and building resiliency. She takes an educational approach so that athletes and coaches understand the theoretical concepts as well as developing the skills and strategies to integrate into their daily training and competitive experiences.

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DONATE TO THE DRIVEN TO PLAY FUND

The Driven To Play Fund fosters and fuels the ongoing growth and development of PowerHockey Canada initiatives. It draws on Canadians’ overwhelming passion for hockey and their unwavering commitment to their communities in order to build a bright, strong, resilient, and sustainable future for powerhockey in Canada.

Providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities to participate, excel and achieve personal successes is the catalyst to the creation of the Driven To Play Fund. Fostering a community where everyone has a role and a purpose is the essence of PowerHockey Canada. As one, together we can achieve a greater understanding of each other and become a stronger country because of it. Please consider donating:

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6:30 pm
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8:00 pm
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