Fundamentals of Coaching

  • Fundamentals of Coaching


    Course Description


    This course is designed to develop a student’s knowledge and understanding of coaching principles and techniques along with the overall group dynamics of sport.  Students will develop the ability to plan and implement coaching methods that are based on physical conditioning, sport skill development, strategy and sport tactics.  Time will be spent designing and participating in drills, sport skill tests, progressive practice sessions.  Class experiences will include actively developing a team tryout that evaluates student athlete’s skill, fitness level, attitude and application of strategy.  In addition, students will observe various coaches and will analyze and debate issues such as ethical conduct, team rules, and team values.  Guest speakers will help to provide different coaching perspectives.  One major goal of the course is to import the knowledge and understanding to students so that they may confidently coach, at some level, later in their lives.


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