LSIIDP Workshop, June 2019

As if celebration of the end of the school year, LSIIDP held a seminar on a topic: "Effective Communication among Children, Youth, Parents and Coaches". The lector of this seminar was the communication guru Valdis Melderis - a famous TV moderator, radio moderator, an actor and event organizer and manager. Valdis Melderis was chosen as a lector for this theme on purpose, because he is also a previous athlete of sprint canoe, which, as we know, is the sports of the project ICY. Therefore Valdis covered not only the communication aspect among the previously mentioned stakeholders, but also touched on the specific features of sprint canoe. The theme covered both - theoretical practical issues. Valdis Melderis drove a masterclass in an effective communication skills, which was equally valuable for sports specialists, coaches and family members, who were the target group of this seminar. 

Please find the event memorized here

Sports Event for Children 2019

On the 23rd and 24th May school children were invited to participate in a sports event just as in the last year. The first day covered pupils from surrounding schools of Limbazi region. The second day covered pupils of Limbazi schools. The two of the following days were completely the opposite in the weather. Children were introduced to Limbazi and Salacgriva Regional Sports School and the possibilities in it in the stadium and the kayak/canoe sports base. This was a repeated activity to draw more new students to the Sports School and to strengthen the stated activities. The purpose of the activity ws to turn more young children to the Sports School’s Canoe and Kayak Department before summer holidays as the most intensive and interesting practices in this department are done in summer – paddling in kayaks in the lake as well as other exercises outside the water to popularize a healthy and physically active lifestyle. Event is memorized here

Transnational Meeting No3

IMG 2898The project team has held the third transnational meeting (TM3) in Vilnius, Lithuania on the 9th - 11th January, 2019. The work with the project team was effective as the first drafts of the dissemination plan were discussed. Partners also shared their reports on activities done as well as finances. And thanks to all partners and brainstorming together, the project team put the first frame of the final conference and its lecturers, officials and other participants. The project coordinator organisation thanks all partners and their devotion that made the TM3 of the project ICY so fruitful.

Find the PHOTOS of the TM3 here

Current Events in the Field of Sports in Latvia 2019

LSIIDP on 20th - 21st March 2019, has carried out seminar "Current Events in the Field of Sports in Latvia" in cooperation with representatives of Ministry of Education and Science, Department of Sports - director Edgars Severs, deputy director Anda Micule and expert Ilze Paulina. The seminar was represented by Sports Sub-Commission's Chairman Sandis Riekstins of Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, Chairperson of Education and Science Workers' Trade Union of Latvia Inga Vanaga and other representatives of LSIIDP - sports schools' directors. The main issues within the first day of the seminar were:
1. Tasks of Government Declaration's Action Plan in the field of sport and current events.
2. Development of Vocational orientated sports education programmes.
3. Development of the state education programme VIIS (content of state education information) and current actions.
4. Time-keeping and pay for sports coaches.
5. Collective agreements.
6. Protection of employees' rights. 
7. Exchange of experience "We do it This Way!" - Sports School of Talsi Region, Children's and Youth's Sports School of Preili Region, Children's Sports School of Valmiera.

Second day of the seminar was devoted to the development of leader skills of sports schools / sports clubs managers - directors and their deputies, like: manager skills, thinking, and decision making in teamwork development in sports schools and sports clubs. The lecturer Martins Tols taught practical examples explaining them by theory and facts. 

Event is memorized HERE 

Second Seminar Lithuanian Canoe Federation

December 15 in Trakai here was a second seminar for coaches and athletes funded by the Erasmus + program. It was the third workshop of this programe. In the second workshop 3 lecturers gave lectures. One of the lecturers – Alexander Nikonorov (Great Britain) is a great coach with great kayaking experience. He has worked and trained the teams of the USSR, Spain, the Great Britain and China. In the last two Olympic Games, his athletes won two gold, silver and bronze medals.
Also the lecture was given by an employee of the Lithuanian Anti-Doping Agency.
A personal trainer V. Vasiliauskas gave a lecture on the application of exercises and methodology for training young athletes.
The lectures were attended by 69 listeners: coaches, athletes, athletes’ parents, students, managers of sports centers and sports schools, sport veterans.

Please find the description of the seminar also in the Facebook profile of the Lithuanian Canoe Federation HERE