|1. Description - |
|Instruction in the theories and techniques of coaching sport and its variables which contribute to team performance and success. This course addresses developing a coaching philosophy, sport psychology, sport pedagogy, sport physiology and sport management.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in H P 37.|
|2. Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- Formulate a sound coaching philosophy that places winning in its proper perspective.
- Recognize and implement practices that facilitate rather than debilitate athlete's motivation.
- Design effective practices and teach sport skills effectively.
- Apply technical information needed to design and evaluate their own training program.
- Recognize their team management, risk management, and self management responsibilities and be able to apply creative methods to fulfill them.
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
|When taught as an online distance learning or hybrid section, students and faculty need ongoing and continuous Internet and Email access. |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Developing a coaching philosophy
- Coaching objectives
- Coaching style
- Sport psychology
- Evaluating communication skills
- Developing communication skills
- Principles of reinforcement
- Understanding motivation
- Sport pedagogy
- Planning for teaching
- How athletes learn
- Teaching sports skills
- Sport physiology
- Principles of training
- Fitness for sport
- Developing your training program
- Nutrition for athletes
- Sport management
- Team management
- Risk management
- Self management
- Pre-season and post-season programs
- Practice and training of techniques
- Mental and physical conditioning
- Practice games
- Conditioning programs
- Outside tournaments or matches
- Convenience for athletes
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation - |
- Evaluation will be based on an individual basis -- daily effort and improvement.
- Final written exam or knowledge of
- types of stretching
- theories of stretching and related kinesiology
- beneficial effects
- precautions and injury prevention
- effects of aging process
|7. Representative Text(s) - |
|Martin, Rainer. "Successful Coaching - America's Best Selling Coach's Guide - 4th edition". Human Kinetics. Champaign,IL. 2012. |
|8. Disciplines - |
|Physical Education |
|9. Method of Instruction - |
- Lecture presentations and classroom discussion.
- In-class reading of textbook and related material to promote discussion and synthesis of the material.
- Group presentations of major projects followed by in-class discussion and evaluation.
|10. Lab Content - |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
- Reading Assignments: Weekly reading assignments from text and outside sources ranging from 30 to 60 pages per week.
- Lecture: Weekly lecture covering subject matter from text assignment with extended topic information. Class discussion is encouraged.
- Guest Speakers: Industry and faculty speakers covering selected topics.
- When taught online these methods may take the form of video, audio, animation and web page presentations.
|13. Need/Justification - |
|This course is a required core course for the AA degree in Physical Education. |