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June 2019 E-News
At the last FICS News, we had just come out of Berlin, and what an incredible week that was. Since then, things have not slowed down. We have more event opportunities than ever before, including the CSIT workers games in Spain in the coming weeks and many new relationships with sporting federations. In addition to this, the new FICS sports qualification which was launched in Berlin has seen a fabulous response from members, with a large number already completing the new head injuries module to update their ICCSP to an ICSC. FICS is excited to bring you our new look E-News Mazagine with the option of reading in our new flipbook style.
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March 2019 E-News
Missed all the news from March? March edition highlighted all the news from Berlin, from the fantastic meetings with the FICS ExCo and Commission Chairs to the gathering of the NCSC presidents and the successful general assembly. Downloadable PDF Version Click here for the 2019 March E-News
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Dear FICS Members,
Current ICCSP Students Holders
The International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic (ICSC) program produces a well-rounded individual chiropractor that is qualified to work at sporting events throughout the world. Furthermore, it is the minimum qualification required to be part of a FICS chiropractic delegation at regional sporting events, international events such as the regional and world championships, the World Games or the Olympic Games.
For students who hold one of the current accreditations, please note the following information which will guide you to what is required to update to the ICSC.
- DACBSP; FRCCSS(C); qualifying master's degree in human performance; Sports Science or equivalent; CCSP qualification.
Pay for and complete the International Sports Chiropractic module ONLY. Register at www.ficsport.org.
If you only have the CCSP you will be required to complete the Professional Requirements as well, Click here to download the ICSC Information Manual for further details.
- ICCSP/ICCSD qualification. Pay for and complete the Head Injuries in Sports module ONLY. Register at www.ficsport.org.
You are not required to complete any further modules however, you are welcome to register for more training.
All the best in International Sports Chiropractic
Tim Stark, FICS Chair, Education Commission
Beth Antoine, FICS Fellow, Education Commission
New Admin Service Provider:
As FICS moves forward and implements its new Strategic Plan it will slowly make changes to the organisational structure to accommodate our growth aspirations. As a result of these required changes and as a consequence of the contract with our current provider coming to an end, FICS held a Request for Proposal (RFP) process over the last 3 months to identify a suitable Admin/Finance/Marketing service provider for the next 3 to 5 years.
After an extensive evaluation process of a number of high quality organisations, Corranga Pty Ltd (Trish Donoghue the Managing Director) was selected as our new service provider. Trish Donoghue who has more than 15 years’ experience in managing administrative, finance and marketing services for sports related organisations as well as experience in the sports medicine sector. She is also supported by a resource with extensive experience in the social media domain which will greatly assist us in lifting the profile of FICS on the global stage.
What does this mean to you?
One of the key activities of FICS is the provision of sports chiropractic services at international events. This helps to service our vision of access to sports chiropractic for all athletes, as well as opening opportunities for relationships with various sporting federations. In order to fulfil this area of activity, FICS relies on sports chiropractors taking time out of their practice and volunteering their time to treat athletes at these events. FICS is not in a position whereby we can pay our members to attend events. It is, however, important to recognise the service of the valuable people contributing in this way.
Volunteering at Games to work as part of the FICS Sports Chiropractic Team
The 2019 Calendar for FICS Games and Events is now available.