GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF SPORT COACHING

SPE1GSC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

You 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, you 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 ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including the development of a coaching portfolio, peer coaching skills and reflective practice. These are collectively designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes.

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

Learning resources

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

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorGibert, W.

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHuman Kinetics: Champaign, IL.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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.

Subject options

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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 hours 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 hour seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

15 minute presentation (750 words equivalent) and 500 word structured review (1250 words total equivalent per student to be completed in pairs).Students will be required to deliver small group peer coaching sessions and review their session.

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO4, SILO5

1 x Coaching Portfolio (2500 words equivalent total).

Coaching portfolio will comprise written responses, infographics, personal reections, summary information and collated resources. Students will submit in 4 parts, each worth 15% with submissions due in weeks 3, 6, 9 and 12.

 

N/APortfolioIndividualNo60 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 hours 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 hour seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

15 minute presentation (750 words equivalent) and 500 word structured review (1250 words total equivalent per student to be completed in pairs).Students will be required to deliver small group peer coaching sessions and review their session.

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO4, SILO5

1 x Coaching Portfolio (2500 words equivalent total).

Coaching portfolio will comprise written responses, infographics, personal reections, summary information and collated resources. Students will submit in 4 parts, each worth 15% with submissions due in weeks 3, 6, 9 and 12.

 

N/APortfolioIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3