HSE205 - Advanced Sport Coaching Theory and Practice


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

10 x 1 hour seminars; 9 x 2 hour practicals across the trimester.


Students will be required to find a coaching placement position for themselves with assistance from the unit team.

This unit has mandatory on campus attendance requirements, therefore students must be in Australia when enrolled in this unit.

If this unit is a prerequisite for future/subsequent units in your course, this prerequisite will be waived to allow your course progression to be maintained.


The aim of this unit is to extend students' theoretical knowledge and application of pedagogical models in coaching. Students will learn how to plan, deliver, and evaluate contextual coaching sessions. Further, students will observe and take part in coaching sessions led by a variety of coaches in various contexts both on campus and during a 10-hour placement. The use of reflective practice will guide student's understanding and application of effective coaching.

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