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CONCUSSION WORKSHOP-(Nelson Hockey Association)

Hi Everyone,

Please find enclosed details of a free, cross code ACC SportSmart Concussion workshop that Sport Tasman is hosting in association with Blair Minton, Player Welfare Officer at New Zealand Football / Mainland Football on Monday 8th April.

Please accept my apologies for the late notification of this workshop but the opportunity has only just become available. I’d be grateful if you could please circulate this information to your contacts. Thanks guysJ

Warm regards

Julie Price

Advisor – Community Sport

Sport Tasman

142 Saxton Road East, Stoke 7011

PO Box 3197, Richmond 7050

ddi:    03 923 2322

[email protected]


Interested? Register now by clicking on the link;

Places allocated on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis.

Workshop Details

  • Date: Monday 8th  April 2019.
  • Time: 6.00pm-7.00pm.
  • Venue: Nelson Hockey Softball Pavilion, Saxton Field.
  • Cost: FREE
  • Facilitator: Blair Minton, Player Welfare Officer, NZ Football / Mainland Football.
  • Overview:  Concussion is a serious injury and occurs frequently in New Zealand sport with an estimated 35,000 head injuries per year. 7,350 head injuries in New Zealand are sustained through sport related activity with ACC only receiving claims for 6,250 of those sports related concussion injuries suggesting a high number of cases not being reported and treated correctly. This ACC SportSmart Concussion Education session aims to teach coaches and players all about concussion in sport, with attendees gaining knowledge of;
    • How to recognise the symptoms of concussion
    • When to remove the player from play
    • Referring the player for the correct advice
    • The correct format for return to play.

As well as bringing to life how this injury can occur and how to manage it, all participants will also take home several practical resources on the topic.

  • Who Might Attend? Sports coaches, team managers, parents, senior players, match officials.
  • What to Bring: Notepad and pen.
  • Registrations Close: Thursday 4th April, unless places are filled prior.  Please contact Julie Price after close of registrations as places may still be available.
  • For Further Details: Please contact Julie Price (e) [email protected]  (ph) 923 2322 or Blair Minton, (e) [email protected] (ph) 027 203 9767

Julie Price

Advisor – Community Sport

Sport Tasman


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