GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF SPORT COACHING

SPE1GSC

2020

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

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

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCoaching Better Every Season: A Year-Round System for Athlete Development and Program SuccessPrescribedGibert, W. 2017Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL.

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), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

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

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
10 minute video (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 session30 01, 03, 04, 05
Coach Observation Report (1250 words)Students will be required observe a sport coach conducting a coaching session and then complete a report evaluating that coaching session30 01, 03, 04, 05
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 12.40 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

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

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
10 minute video (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 session30 01, 03, 04, 05
Coach Observation Report (1250 words)Students will be required observe a sport coach conducting a coaching session and then complete a report evaluating that coaching session30 01, 03, 04, 05
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 12.40 01, 02, 03