This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. A majority of the emphasis is on team and individual sports at the high school, middle school, recreational and club levels. Some emphasis is on sports at the collegiate level. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes. The course combines sport science theory and research with the practical knowledge and methods of expert coaches in the essential categories of coaching education and professional practice. Guiding principles and practical applications are presented and thoroughly explained for several dimensions of coaching.
Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00