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Let's Talk Ringette

Let's Talk Ringette

By Robyn Gillespie
A podcast to talk about all things ringette and bring you updates from around Alberta. We will discuss topics surrounding women in sport, long-term athlete development, coaching, and sport development.
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LGBTQ Inclusion in Sport (and Ringette)

Let's Talk Ringette

LGBTQ Inclusion in Sport (and Ringette)

Let's Talk Ringette

Season 1 Finale
Bronwen and Robyn chat about their favourite episodes and projects they've worked on over the last few months.
May 2, 2019
Season Wind up
A short and sweet episode for today! We interviewed 3 players from different communities about how their season went and what they are looking forward to next year.  Results from CRC 2019: 
April 16, 2019
Western Canadian Ringette Championships preview
The Western Canadian Ringette Championships are being hosted in St. Albert from March 27-30th. We chatted with a member of the host committee and two host teams to find out what the WCRCs is all about.  Find all Western's related info here: 
March 21, 2019
Talking Ringette with U19B Storm
We sat down with a pile of question cards and 3 players from the Edmonton U19B Storm to talk about why they love ringette, why ringette is important to them, and to hear about their experiences playing at the 'B' level. 
March 5, 2019
The Importance of Mental Training
We chat with Erin Brennan about her work as a mental performance consultant and why it is important for ringette athletes to train their brain.  Canada Games livestream:
February 19, 2019
Team Alberta Captains
Robyn catches up with the captains of Team Alberta as they prepare for the 2019 Canada Winter Games.  Team Alberta schedule (all games at Collicut Center) Feb 16 - 5:30pm Feb 18 - 12:30pm Feb 19 - 5:30pm
February 5, 2019
We talked with Dacia Mead, a nutritionist from Sherwood Park to ask about good nutrition habits, and how to fuel for ringette. Dacia's instagram: @insydoutnutrition  Business:
January 22, 2019
Coach's Convo with Laurie Eisler
Recorded in the fall, Bronwen and Robyn sat down with Laurie Eisler, long time coach of the women's volleyball program at the University of Alberta. Laurie was gracious to spend a morning out of her busy schedule to talk about coaching women, coaching her own daughter, and being a female head coach in a male-dominated sports world. Bio:
January 8, 2019
University Challenge Cup Preview
We chat with athletes from University of Lethbridge, University of Calgary, and Universities of Northern Alberta about the upcoming University Challenge Cup taking place in Waterloo, Ontario December 27-31st. University Ringette (Edmonton area): University of Calgary ringette : University of Lethbridge ringette: Canadian University Ringette:
December 18, 2018
Ask a Goalie
Keely Brown tells us how she stays focused during games, the big differences between being a goalie in ringette and hockey, and shares why she loves the game of ringette. Alberta Sport Hall of Fame vignette: 5-Count Goalie Instruction: National Ringette League schedule:
December 4, 2018
Injury Intro with Vicki Harber
This week I sat down with Vicki Harber to get an overview of injuries that specifically affect female athletes. Ringette Alberta is always looking for resources to support our coaches and athletes. Keep and eye on our website and social media pages for upcoming resources about injuries, nutrition, and mental health. Infographic from Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport : FIFA 11+ Exercise Guide: Videos from Ontario Soccer Demonstrating the FIFA 11+ program: Information about the Get Set App:
November 20, 2018
LGBTQ Inclusion in Sport (and Ringette)
We welcome You Can Play Project Ambassador Kevin Jesus to the podcast to talk about how to support our LGBTQ teammates, coaches, officials, and friends. You Can Play Project: See what Pride Tape is all about and purchase some rolls for your team: No, a website showing how often homophobic language is used on the internet daily:!/today/ LGBT Terms and Definitions: Ringette Alberta 25.0 Inclusion Policy: Curling with Pride, the curling club Kevin is involved with: Pride Center of Edmonton: Calgary Out Link:
November 6, 2018
Why do you play ringette?
From U10 to U19, from Fort McMurray to Medicine Hat, we asked players from around Alberta why they play ringette. What is their favourite thing about ringette? What are they looking forward to this season? Thank-you very much to all who contributed!
October 23, 2018
Coach's Convo with Scott Edwards
Robyn and Bronwen sit down with Scott Edwards, the University of Alberta Panda's basketball coach and talk about coaching female athletes. Scott Edwards' bio:
October 9, 2018
Coaches Week
NCCP Coach's Week is September 22-30. Bronwen Harvey is our guest to talk about how to get certified and what makes a good coach. Resources from this episode: Coaches week - The Locker - Ringette Canada Coaches - Ringette Alberta Coach Resources - NRL Schedule -
September 25, 2018
Let's Talk Ringette is a new podcast produced by Ringette Alberta. Here's a short clip explaining what you can look forward to in upcoming episodes.
September 19, 2018