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HSE106 - Introduction to Sport Coaching Practice

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Helen Brown

Prerequisite:

HSE105

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

9 x 2 hour practical sessions throughout the trimester. In addition, learning resources will be available online that requires approximately 1 hour time commitment per week

Note:

Students may need to apply for a Working With Children (WWC) check to the Department of Justice in accordance with the Working with Children Act 2005.

Content

This unit provides students with practical/applied experiences in the context of sport coaching. Students will be expected to obtain a placement external to the University and coach under the supervision of qualified mentor coaches. The placement can be in the student's chosen field and preferably with junior athletes. Students are introduced to the techniques and processes necessary to conduct effective coaching sessions.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Observational analysis report (1500 words) 25%

Assessment task 2: 3 x written reflective practical session reports (300 words each) 25%

Assessment task 3: Coaching presentation conducted in class (15 minutes) 25%

Assessment task 4: Practicum experience report (1500 words) 25%

Students must complete minimum 10 hours coaching and submit coordinator report (hurdle requirement).

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