EDUO 9731: Training to Acquire Specific Skills

Instructor: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer

Course Description

Developing athletic skills through effective planning is the focus of this class. Three learning stages and seven practice principles will be explored in the class as well as a positive approach in correcting errors.

Required Textbook

Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; 4 edition (February 17, 2012)

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, the participants will have had the opportunity to:

  • Develop successful daily, weekly and season plans.
  • Examine the three stages of learning.
  • Understand the difference between coaching to learn and coaching to perform.
  • Understand and use the four steps in teaching a sport skill.
  • Design practice sessions based on the seven practice principles recommended in the text.
  • Understand and be able to use the positive approach in correcting errors during both practice sessions and games.
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Instructor: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer