• Coach NB’s Competition Development courses are NOW available!

    The first round of competition development courses of 2018 are now up on the locker! Please forward this information on to all of your clubs and coaches. The calendar will continue to update with event specifics, so continue to check back on a regular basis!

  • Softball Canada Canadian Championships 2018

    Softball Canada presents 10 Canadian Championships in various locations across the country. These Championships represent the pinnacle of many athletes' careers, as they compete for the title of National Champion. To attend a Canadian Championship, teams must first contact their Provincial or Territorial Softball Association.

  • Rawlings launches 2018 Spring Catalogue

    REDEFINED • LEGENDARY • PERFECTION: The culmination of 130 years of Rawlings’ glove-making craftsmanship, the Rawlings Gold Glove® series delivers the ultimate in playability and feel, inspiring a new generation of defensive excellence.

  • HOF & Award Winners 2017

    Softball NB recognizes the past achievements of Athletes, Teams, Officials and Builders at its Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.

  • Softball Canada LTPD

    Softball New Brunswick is committed to Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and its principles.

  • Rawlings launches 2018 BAT LINE-UP

  • Softball #38 on the ParticipACTION 150 Play List

    Softball Canada is proud to announce that softball is one of the 150 activities included on the ParticipACTION 150 Play List – the ultimate list of physical activities that define us as Canadian.

  • Rawlings Canada

    Rawlings is the Official Softball of Softball New Brunswick.

  • Softball New Brunswick GRANDSLAM 50/50

    All proceeds go towards funding Softball New Brunswick programs including: Scholarship Fund, Special Olympics Program, High Performance Athlete Development, Coaching Development, Slo-pitch Initiatives & Umpire Development.

LTPD Resources

Canadian Sport For Life – Long Term Athlete Development 2.1
(PDF 4.66 MB)

This consultation paper describes a 7-stage Canadian framework of LTAD, a training, competition, and recovery program based on developmental age – the maturation level of an individual – rather than chronological age.

This resource is an update on CS4L– Long-Term Athlete Development that, in the spirit of “Kaizen” or continuous improvement, builds on the original 2005 Canadian Sport for Life – Long-Term Athlete Development Resource Paper.

Actively Engaging Women and Girls
(PDF 1.51 MB)

The purpose of this resource is to increase awareness about the experiences of women and girls, and provide recommendations to address the psycho-social factors that influence female athlete development.

Everyone has a role to play in actively engaging women and girls in sport and physical activity.

Sleep, Recovery and Human Performance
(PDF 1.87 MB)

Sleep has a direct effect on metabolic processes such as energy balance, appetite and weight control.

Attending to the importance of it will reduce the risk of over-training/under-recovery, enhance resistance to illness and will improve recovery from energy. This article will explore the importance of considering sleep in LTAD.

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