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Number:SM229
Name:Coaching
Description:This course helps provide the student with a broad foundation of sport science and management, and the techniques and tactics involved in coaching. Students develop a coaching philosophy, gain knowledge of motor development, and study sport psychology, sport pedagogy, and sport physiology.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): SM125
or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to: • Develop a personal coaching philosophy • Interpret the major objectives of coaching and factors that are involved in selecting a coaching style • Be familiar with principles for coaching with character, for developing good character and sportsmanship in athletes, and for coaching athletes who have diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities • Apply psychological principles for effectively communicating with and listening to athletes, for optimally motivating athletes, and for managing behavior problems in a positive and effective manner • Recognize and apply information and methods in using the games approach for teaching technical and tactical skills • Develop instructional plans for team practices and plans for an entire sport season • Plan, organize, staff, and direct functions that are commonly considered a coach’s responsibility • Apply methods for effective team management, for managing interpersonal relationships in coaching, and for protecting athletes from risk and coaches from liability problems

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Successful Coaching 1-4504-0051-5 Martens 4TH 12 Human Kinetics Publishers
S 2012 SUCCESSFUL COACHING 0-7360-4012-9 MARTENS 3 HUMAN KINET
S 2011 SUCCESSFUL COACHING 0-7360-4012-9 MARTENS 3 HUMAN KINET
S 2009 SUCCESSFUL COACHING MARTENS 3 HUMAN KINE
S 2008 ADMINISTRATIVE SIDE OF CO LEONARD FITNESS
S 2008 SUCCESSFUL COACHING MARTENS 3 HUMAN KINE
S 2007 ADMINISTRATIVE SIDE OF COACHING 1-885693-54-0 LEONARD FITNESS INFO TECHNOL
S 2007 SUCCESSFUL COACHING 0-7360-4012-9 MARTENS 3 HUMAN KINETICS
S 2006 SUCCESSFUL COACHING MARTENS 3RD 04
S 2005 Successful Coaching 0736040129 Martens 3rd Human Kinetics
S 2004 Coaches Guide to Teaching Sports Skills 0-87322-020-x Christina Human Kine
S 2004 Guide to Effective Coaching, Prin & Practice 0-697-11413-9 Jones 3 Brown
S 2003 Coaches Guide to Teaching Sports Skills 0-87322-020-x Christina Human Kine
S 2003 Guide to Effective Coaching, Prin & Practice 0-697-11413-9 Jones 3 Brown
S 2002 Coaches Guide to Teaching Sports Skills 0-87322-020-x Christina Human Kine
S 2002 GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE COACHING 0-07-250604-0 JONES 3RD 93 MCGRAW
S 2002 Mental Game Plan 0-951-95432-6 Bull Fit
S 2001 Coaches Guide to Teaching Sports Skills 0-87322-020-x Christina Human Kine
S 2001 Guide to Effective Coaching, Prin & Practice 0-697-11413-9 Jones 3 Brown
S 2001 Mental Game Plan 0-951-95432-6 Bull Fit
S 2000 Coaches Guide to Teaching Sports Skills 0-87322-020-x Christina Human Kine
S 2000 Guide to Effective Coaching, Prin & Practice 0-697-11413-9 Jones 3 Brown
S 2000 Mental Game Plan 0-951-95432-6 Bull Fit
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