KIN 4687: Principles and Theory of Sports Coaching

3 Credits

This course introduces students to theoretical and applied aspects of sports coaching. Through active participation students will learn how to create a positive sporting environment by utilizing athlete-centered coaching strategies. Students will also learn how to evaluate and improve their own coaching performance by applying reflective and evaluative skills. Topics covered include coaching, training and management principles, coaching pedagogy, coaching science, planning, skill learning and sports psychology. At the completion of this course student will be more confident and knowledgeable in their coaching practice and have a foundation of a personal coaching philosophy. In summary, the approach in this course is toward teaching the student the theory, principles, concepts, and practices that can be applied in the dynamic, ever changing, challenging, and rewarding field of coaching.

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