20 credits at level HE4
The aims of this module are to
1) present a philosophy of coaching and to develop an understanding in the student of the nature of the coaching process.
2) enable the identification of systems and behaviours inherent within the coaching process and to enable the student to respond appropriately.
Philosophies of Coaching
Models of the Coaching Process
Codes of Ethics and Legal Obligations (Health and Safety/Child Protection)
Practical Coaching Techniques
The principal concepts of the theory and practice of coaching will be introduced through key lectures associated with specific topic areas. Understanding will be developed through seminars for which students will be expected to prepare material relating to their own sports coaching experiences. Further understanding and application will be developed through practical activity and the application of associated Health and Safety practice. Tutorials will allow for guidance and feedback on progression within the module
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Identify differing coaching philosophies||Construct a coaching programme based on a reflection of coaching experience and theoretical coaching principles|
|2.||Identify the effectiveness of differing coaching styles based on theoretical principles||Be able to apply differing coaching styles appropriate to given situations|
|3.||Identify the principal organisational factors in practical work settings||Outline the principal Health and Safety Legislation relevant to the sport and fitness industries|
|4.||Develop practical coaching skills||Undertake reflective self-evaluation of your practical coaching skills|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Identify your own coaching philosphy and preffered coaching style based upon theoreticcal research||Practical Coaching Session and Evaluation|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Lyle, John (2002) Sports coaching concepts: a framework of caoches' behaviour. London : Routledge.
Cross, N., Lyle, J. (1999) The Coaching Process: principles and practice for Sport, Butterworth Heinemann.
Hagger, M. (1999) Coaching Young Performers. Sports Coach UK.
Kerr, A. (2004) Coaching Disabled Performers. (2nd ed) The National Coaching Foundation.
Martens, R. (2004) Successful Coaching, (3rd ed) Human Kinetics.
The Successful Coach: Guidelines for coaching practice, (1996) The National Coaching Foundation
Sport in history : the journal of the British society of sports history
(Taylor and Francis)
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