NWT Squash, spearheaded by the organziation's president, Spider Jones, has received funding from Squash Canada's Women Encouragement Fund to train female coaches and team personnel to lead discussions around empowering and encouraging girls to stay in sport. The training will involve leading pre-practice/training discussions around many issues faced by young female athletes including:
- What is self esteem and ways to improve it
- Developing a growth mindset
- Being a good team member
- Building relationships and making friends in a sport environment
- Conflit resolution
- Body image
- Positive self-talk, and more!
This training will be offered online with follow-up support to newly-trained leaders.
More information and dates for training will be provided in the fall of 2020.