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Sport Coaching Principles (8912.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science

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    Syllabus

    Students will demonstrate their ability to teach fundamental movement skills through modified games and other physical activities using established coaching principles and teaching methods. Students explore sport and its existence in society and demonstrate the ability to implement physical activity and sporting programs that enable high quality and inclusive education and training programs. Students will complete industry certificates regarding coaching ethics and general principles and are encouraged to complete sport specific industry based qualifications in their chosen sport(s).

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the training requirements for different sporting populations;

    2. Apply a basic coaching plan and teach a sport skill effectively; and

    3. Identify and implement risk management strategies for the well-being of athletes, spectators and officials.

    Contact Hours

    Two hours of lectures and 1 two hour practical class per week.

    Prerequisites

    NONE.

    Corequisites

    Enrolment in a Coaching Science course

    Assumed Knowledge

    NONE

    Incompatible Units

    Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed 8388 Introduction to Coaching Science

    Equivalent Units

    8388 Introduction to Coaching Science



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