This unit develops knowledge and skills in the area of sports coaching, with a large emphasis placed on coaching pedagogy highlighting the social, cultural and pedagogical concepts underpinning good coaching practice. It touches on the application of sports science principles outlined by the Australian Sports Commission to the coaching environment. Participation in this unit provides opportunities for national coaching accreditation through the Australian Sports Commission.
|Unit name||Sports Coaching|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr. Casey Mainsbridge
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Critically investigate and explain contemporary coaching practices.
- Evaluate reflective tools which can be used to judge performance of athletes and own coaching performance.
- Identify, analyse, discuss possible implications of coaching practice, and outline strategies to counteract.
1 x 1 hr Lecture (online), 1 x 2 hr Tutorial (online). You will also be required to undertake observations
Task 1: The coach as a reflective practitioner, 200 words (40%)
Task 2: Case Study, 1500 words (40%)
Task 3: SWOT Analysis, 500 words (20%)
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