PE Studies 7 - Sports Coaching

Course code EDUC4014Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills related to sports coaching. Students will analyse the principles and practices of sports coaching in relation to individual and team sports. Students will explore the coaching issues embedded in the NSW syllabi and address the roles and responsiblities of coaches in the school setting. Advanced principles of motor skill acquisition and assessment will also be explored in this course.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
* demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of coaching;
* demonstrate knowledge and understanding of advanced motor skill acquisition and assessment;
* demonstrate coaching skills which are responsive to the characteristics of individuals;
* become familiar with recent research regarding coaching principles and practices in team and individual sports.
Content* Introduction to coaching
* Coaching rules and responsibilities
* Ethical coaching
* Long term planning in coaching
* Planning training sessions
* Working with individuals with disabilities
* Sport and physical activity
* Technology and coaching
* Team dynamics
* Conditioning, fitness and nutrition
* Injury prevention
* Evaluating performance
Replacing Course(s)This course replaces EDUC3033
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAssignment 1: (25%) Students will critically analyse a peer's coaching session using current theoretical research and coaching principles.
Examination: FormalAssignment 3: Students will complete a formal examination assessing all aspects of the course. 50 %
Presentations - GroupAssignment 2: (25%) Students will prepare and demonstrate a short coaching intervention in response to an edited video analysis of a chosen sport. Students will also present a summary of a subsequent coaching session.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Practical: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Teaching
Bachelor of Education
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC4014