True Sport In Action (Issue 20, December 2014)

Issue 20, December 2014
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Issue 20, December 2014
Numéro 20, décembre 2014
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Season's Greetings

Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and happy New Year.

With the festive season almost upon us, we would like to thank you for your contribution to making a great difference in your sport community in the past year. Thank you for your continued passion, dedication and enthusiasm to True Sport.

Join us for #7DAYSofTrueSport to celebrate how good sport makes a great difference in Canada. Look out for daily caption contest on from  December 18th to the 24th. You could WIN a free one-year subscription to TeamSnap Ultra Plan for your team – a $130.00 value!

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RBC Sports Day in Canada – A Massive Success! Thank you.

The fifth annual RBC Sports Day in Canada was an astounding success, thanks to all the event organizers, sponsors, partners, and participants across Canada! More than 800,000 Canadians participated at over 2,000 registered sporting events from coast to coast to coast – demonstrating our nation’s love of sport and the power of sport to build community and get Canadians moving!

In case you missed it, you can check out the RBC Sports Day in Canada videos and broadcast.

Stories We Loved in 2014

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The Stories We Loved in 2014

As True Sport continues to grow, communities, sport organizations, schools and citizens across the country are becoming Champions and integrating the True Sport Principles into their programs, competition structures, classrooms and communities. More


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In the News


POV Swap: The Ideal Parent and the Ideal Coach — Sometimes it can be hard to see things from the eyes of another. You might think you have it all figured out, but so does the other guy. But especially when it comes to dealing with someone involved with your children, like coaches or teachers, it’s important to keep their point of view in mind. And of course, they should try to do the same! Find out more.

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How Team Sports Can Prepare You for Business Success — Participating in a team sport is about more than just having fun. It’s also about doing your best to support the goals of a group of your peers. If you’re looking for ways to prepare for your own future success in business, or you want to establish a solid foundation for your kids, it’s worth your time to consider participating in a team sport. Find out more.

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Confessions of a Crybaby — I am a crybaby because I care … just like the kids I get to coach. Why is it that that when kids cry during sports, they are labeled “crybabies”? When a kid cries, it seems to be some horrible indication of weakness. We spend countless hours coaching and encouraging our kids to work hard and give it their all. Before games, we preach about having fun, making an effort and believing in yourself. It’s a fact of life that things don’t always go the way we... Find out more.