GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF SPORT COACHING

SPE1GSC

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will be introduced to the profession of sports coaching and will be provided with a contextual model that will include the history and evolution of sports coaching, styles of coaching and lesson planning. Practical sessions will involve observation and evaluation techniques to self-evaluate coaching styles and effectiveness in coaching athletes at different levels. At the completion of this subject, students will be expected to hold a Community Coaching General Principles accreditation (or have proof of accreditation) from the Australian Sports Commission.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be admitted in the Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development (HDSCD) to enrol in the Carlton (Carlton College of Sport) instance.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMotor Learning and Performance (5th Ed).PrescribedSchmidt R & Lee T. 2014Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL.
ReadingsMotor Learning and Skill Acquisition: Applications for physical education and sportPrescribedSpittle M. 2013Paigrave MacMillan: New York

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply foundational principles of coaching that inform coaching session plans to meet the needs of participants and achieve performance goals in sport.

Activities:
Seminars, pracs
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Describe the Australian sports systems and athlete development pathways and models and how these influence coaching practice.

Activities:
Seminars, pracs
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Review planned coaching sessions to identify strategies to assist in improving session designs and coaching practices.

Activities:
Seminars, pracs
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate a range of communication skills relevant to the delivery of sports coaching sessions in training and competition

Activities:
Seminars, pracs
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Use a range of communication, risk mitigation and behaviour management strategies to facilitate participants# performance development.

Activities:
Seminars, pracs
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Carlton (CarltonCollegeSport), 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
15 minute video (750 words equivalent) and 750 word structured observation. (1500 words in total)During and following completion of athletics carnival students will be required to observe and discuss the planning and delivery of the session30 03, 04, 05
10 minute video (500 words equivalent) and 500 words structured review (1000 words in total)Students will be required to deliver a one-on-one and a small group peer coaching session and review their session25 01, 02, 03
Coaching portfolio (1200 words equivalent)Coaching portfolio will comprise written responses, infographics, personal reflections, summary information and collated resources35 01, 02, 03
One session plan (300 words equivalent)Draft plan for a primary school athletics carnival10 03, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
15 minute video (750 words equivalent) and 750 word structured observation. (1500 words in total)During and following completion of athletics carnival students will be required to observe and discuss the planning and delivery of the session30 03, 04, 05
10 minute video (500 words equivalent) and 500 words structured review (1000 words in total)Students will be required to deliver a one-on-one and a small group peer coaching session and review their session25 01, 02, 03
Coaching portfolio (1200 words equivalent)Coaching portfolio will comprise written responses, infographics, personal reflections, summary information and collated resources35 01, 02, 03
One session plan (300 words equivalent)Draft plan for a primary school athletics carnival10 03, 05