Track and Field (Steeplechase)
Secondary - Interschool 2023
High Risk Activity
- Barriers must be free of splinters, cracks or other hazards.
- Where water pits are used, steeplechase barriers must be securely in place.
- Practice surfaces must be free of debris and provide safe footing and traction.
- Water pit must not be used in practices and competitions unless it is filled with water.
- Prior to each use, coach/convener must inspect running area to determine it is safe for use.
- No student may participate in a competition without prior skill development and practice.
- A trained adult and/or student must be instructed in the safe and correct way of moving and handling the steeplechase barrier (e.g., lifting, setting up/taking down/adjusting).
- Constant visual supervision is required for initial skill instruction.
- Following initial skill instruction on-site supervision is required.
- On-site supervision is required for set up of barriers.
- At least one track and field - steeplechase coach must possess one of the following coaching qualifications:
- NCCP Competition Coach – Club Coach Course
- Accreditation as a NCCP Track and Field Learning Facilitator
- Completion of athletics NCCP level 1 and/or level 2 certification in the past
- Attendance at a clinic or workshop within the last three years provided by an instructor who is knowledgeable of the activity (for example, appropriate skills and progressions), and where safety is addressed as outlined in the Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education
- Past experience within the last 3 years as a coach in track and field - steeplechase, having knowledge of the activity (for example, appropriate skills and progressions) and current safety practices as outlined in the Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education.
Fri, 08/25/23 09:51 am