Workshops and Keynotes for Youth

Youth Coach Global (YCG) is proud to offer a variety of exciting workshops currently geared to help youth develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that support greater academic and personal success.

 

Interactive, engaging, and informative

Delivered by professional coaches with classroom experience

All topics and times can be tailored to best suit the needs of the audience

Can be delivered to small groups, individual classes, or large groups of students (assembly, theatre, etc.)

Perfect for schools, churches, youth organizations, or groups of parents

Enhance the experience by adding a related workshop for parents and/or staff

Individual workshops start at $395 ... or have us come in and plan an entire day!

 

Workshops that Support Academic Success

 

L.E.A.P. Ahead! During this interactive two-hour workshop students will begin to create a personalized school success plan. Using the analogy of taking a trip, they will: define and clarify their vision of "success" (the destination), examine current levels of performance (the starting point), look at how to get from here to there (plotting the course), and identify & discuss academic roadblocks and how to avoid them. (Download workshop outline)

 

Ready, Set, SUCCEED! Strategies to foster positive attitudes & beliefs, and to support increased success at school and home. During this interactive 90 minute workshop we look at things like: beginning with the end in mind (Setting a positive vision for the coming year), defining the many faces of “success”, effective (S.M.A.R.T.) goal setting techniques, taking baby-steps (breaking things down, focusing on own circle of influence / control, etc.), what stress is & how to reduce it (re-framing, eliminating negative self-talk, what to do when things go wrong, etc.), and additional problem-solving strategies. (Download workshop outline)

The Art of Possibility (Student version). Based on the books, The Art of Possibility, by Rosamund and Benjamin Zander, and Authentic Happiness, by Martin Seligman Ph.D., we explore many effective strategies that can be used by students to foster positive attitudes and beliefs about learning and academic success. This workshop also addresses current research on motivation. (Download workshop outline)

  • What's My Style? This workshop leads students through a learning style assessment (from the book, Discover Your Child's Learning Style, by Willis & Hodson) giving them first-hand understanding of what it all means, insights into their learning style, and how to best help themselves with test preparation and homework. This assessment looks at five key areas: disposition, talents, interests, modality, and learning environment. (Download workshop outline)

Workshops that Support Personal Success

  • Junkyard Sports. Based on the book by the same name, Junkyard Sports is a fun and interactive away for students to use their bodies and minds to develop and exercise their capacity for play, creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork. (Download workshop outline)

Ready, Set, SUCCEED! Strategies to foster positive attitudes & beliefs, and to support increased success at school and home. During this interactive 90 minute workshop we look at things like: beginning with the end in mind (Setting a positive vision for the coming year), defining the many faces of “success”, effective (S.M.A.R.T.) goal setting techniques, taking baby-steps (breaking things down, focusing on own circle of influence / control, etc.), what stress is & how to reduce it (re-framing, eliminating negative self-talk, what to do when things go wrong, etc.), and additional problem-solving strategies. (Download workshop outline)

Roadblocks Begone! Every person, team, or group runs into roadblocks and barriers eventually. But why do some sail through towards success, while others are held back, give up, or fail? In this engaging and interactive workshop you’ll discover secrets used by successful teens and adults around the world. Learn how to: reduce stress in your life, increase / maintain your energy,better deal with conflict, and celebrate and motivate yourself and others. Bring your current troubles, stresses, and situations, and leave with personalized ideas and strategies you can use right away! (Download workshop outline)

Other workshop titles include:

 

  • Don't Believe Everything You Think. Based on the book, Excuses Begone! by Wayne Dyer, learn how to change self-defeating thinking habits.

 

  • It's Not My Problem (Any more!) Problem-solving & self-coaching techniques for kids and teens
  • Coach YOU Self-coaching skills for teens and young adults

Testimonials:

"Thank you for doing such a wonderful job as our keynote speaker. The messages you brought to our grade 7 and 8 students are timely and important." — Shawn M., Falgarwood School

 

"Your enthusiasm is obvious and appreciated. I would definitely attend another of your workshops!"— Stephani M.

 

"I think in order to be a great coach you need to be an expert and it was obvious during our conversation that you are both"— Denise Marek, Host of First Take Live (CHEX TV)

 

"Great tips on how to improve our parenting skills, especially on how to plan, measure and ACHIEVE our goals. " — Hong D.

 

"Very interesting and informative." — Charlene W.

 

"Great information that I will be able to USE!" — Sandra C.

 

"Great topics. Not only did I learn new things, but you also made me feel good about the things I have been doing." — Marlene G.

 

"You've encouraged us to take time to clarify our goals and work together for our daughter." — Lyn H.

 

"I like how you bring practical applications to the theories."— Michelle S.

 

"Great workshop! I was able to learn a lot about myself today as well as some things I can use in my class."—Jodi G.

 

"A+ ... you really opened my eyes."—Sarah B.