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The Athletic Component is one of the four Components of the Royal Military College of Canada. The Athletics Program is designed to provide opportunities for all officer-cadets to participate in physical activities and sports that are mentally demanding in order to develop their overall physical capabilities, self-confidence and leadership.
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As an integrated part of the Royal Military College, the Athletic Department supports the mission of RMC by providing operationally oriented physical education, competitive intramural sports, varsity and recreational club programmes for officer-cadets. These programmes provide extensive leadership development opportunities in an atmosphere that helps instill the values of the Canadian Forces, the College and the Department. This is achieved through mandatory Cadet involvement in physically an...
The Athletic Pillar of the Royal Military College will provide programmes of excellence that contribute to the development of outstanding leaders for the CAF who value physically active and healthy lifestyles. These programmes will enhance the national reputation and profile of the College and help attract outstanding athletes.
Loyalty 1. to your team and/or squadron including obedience of superiors, e.g., coaches and team captains. Loyalty should always be upward first. Integrity 1. hinges on consistently giving precedence to ethical values in our decisions and actions. Courage 1. Physical courage is a self-evident requirement for contact sports. Moral courage, related to integrity, is also necessary. Diligence 1. Persistence, hard work, meticulous attention to detail and perfection of athletic skills all describe...
Physical Education Programme
The aim of the Physical Education Programme is to: 1. develop a basic knowledge of physical education theory and philosophy; 2. develop physical fitness through a programme of strenuous physical activities; 3. develop sports skills and introduce the fundamentals of team play as commonly practiced by members of the Canadian Forces (CAF); 4. develop skills in lifetime sports which have both a social and a fitness value; 5. develop leadership and organizational abilities through opportunities in...
PPT and FORCE Evaluation
Students must successfully pass the Physical Performance Test (PPT) Standards as outlined in the Course training Plan (CTP). Further, every ROTP student must pass the Canadian Forces Minimum Physical Fitness Standard (MPFS) in accordance with CAF policy; currently the FORCE Evaluation is the MPFS
The aim of the varsity programme is to achieve competitive excellence. This will mean different things to different sports; however, the aim in general is that: 1. RMC becomes a highly respected opponent in terms of competitive challenge and sportsmanship; 2. RMC is the smallest university member of USPORTSwith a student population of 900 officer-cadets in the undergraduate programme. It has to overcome a talent deficit through recruiting, outstanding preparation and performance; 3. provide a...
ATE101 Foundations of Fitness, Health and Sports
ATE101 is designed to provide students the tools they need in order to take charge of their personal fitness and health, as well as introduce them to leadership development through sports. Theoretical and practical aspects of these topics are covered. ATE101 is divided into 4 twelve-week units. Foundations of Fitness, Foundations of Health and two terms of Foundations of Sports. Foundations of Health unit is further divided into 3 four-week components including aquatics, health promotions and...
ATE301 Unarmed Combatives, Military Skills and Individual Sports
ATE301 is designed to provide students basic unarmed combative skills, military fitness skills and introduce them to individual sports. In the combatives and military fitness units students are placed in environments outside of their comfort zone in order to enhance their gumption, resiliency and grit. The individual sports unit introduces them to new skills that will foster healthy and active lifestyle habits once they graduate. Students must pass all three components in order to successfull...
The first year athletics programme is aimed at giving officer cadets the tools to take charge of their personal fitness and health in preparation to lead military members in physical training in their future careers. Topics covered include the principles of strength and conditioning (S&C) (i.e. warm ups, cool downs, basic movement patterns in S&C, running training, energy systems training, building a training program), aquatics, Health, and introduction to combative. There is a practical exam...
The Royal Military College has the unique privilege of being member of this country's most important university sports organizing bodies. At the National level we have full memberships in USPORTS. At the provincial level we field 7 teams in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA).
The Royal Military College of Canada ( French: Collège militaire royal du Canada ), commonly abbreviated in English as RMC, is the military college of the Canadian Armed Forces and, since 1959, a degree-granting university training military officers. RMC was established in 1874 and conducted its first classes on June 1, 1876.