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Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice (EDUC10051)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeEDUC10051
Campus
Parkville
Availability(Quotas apply)
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject introduces students to the theoretical and practical aspects of sport and exercise coaching. Through active participation in lectures and movement laboratories, students will develop a basic understanding of training and performance with reference to a variety of groups. Students will also learn how to evaluate and improve their own coaching performance by applying reflective and analytical skills. Topics covered include coaching pedagogy, training principles, session planning, basic concepts of sports science and ethical issues.

Students also have the option to complete the ASC's "Community Coaching General Principles" Online Course.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Students will develop a basic understanding of sports training and performance.
  • Students will learn how to evaluate and improve their own coaching performance.
  • Students will learn to plan and design Micro and Meso plans applicable to Coaching programs.
  • Students will learn the basics of Health and Safety as it applies in a sporting context.

Last updated: 15 July 2017