GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF SPORT COACHING

SPE1GSC

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in HBSES or HBSCD or HDSCD. All other enrolments require subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Coaching Better Every Season: A Year-Round System for Athlete Development and Program Success

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGibert, W.

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHuman Kinetics: Champaign, IL.

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
02. Describe the Australian sports systems and athlete development pathways and models and how these influence coaching practice.
03. Review planned coaching sessions to identify strategies to assist in improving session designs and coaching practices.
04. Demonstrate a range of communication skills relevant to the delivery of sports coaching sessions in training and competition
05. Use a range of communication, risk mitigation and behaviour management strategies to facilitate participants' performance development.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

10 minute presentation (500 words equivalent) and 750 word structured review. (1250 words in total)

Group Assessment (in Pairs) In Pairs - Students will be required to deliver small group peer coaching sessions and review their session.

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO4, SILO5

Coach Report (1250 words)

Students will be required to complete a report evaluating sport coaching.

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Coaching portfolio (1500 words equivalent)

Coaching portfolio will comprise written responses, infographics, personal reflections, summary information and collated resources.

Students will submit in 4 parts, each worth 10% with submissions due in weeks 3, 6, 9 and 12.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Carlton (Carlton College Sport), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

10 minute presentation (500 words equivalent) and 750 word structured review. (1250 words in total)

Group Assessment (in Pairs) In Pairs - Students will be required to deliver small group peer coaching sessions and review their session.

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO4, SILO5

Coach Report (1250 words)

Students will be required to complete a report evaluating sport coaching.

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Coaching portfolio (1500 words equivalent)

Coaching portfolio will comprise written responses, infographics, personal reflections, summary information and collated resources.

Students will submit in 4 parts, each worth 10% with submissions due in weeks 3, 6, 9 and 12.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3