EDUO 9731: Training to Acquire Specific Skills

Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer
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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.

Instructors

Dick Bach

B.S., M.S. Physical Education

Taught and coached 7-9 Jr. High students for five years.

Taught mathematics and physical education at the High School level for 35 years.

Had experience as a Department Head in physical education.

Helped to develop a state granted voluntary integration program.

Richard’s personal interests are golf and helping others succeed.

Ernie Shaffer

B.A., M.A. Administration

Taught Elementary 5 years, Jr. High 5 years, Senior High 5 years and Adult Ed. 2 years.

Administration Grades K-12 19 years.

Coached variety of sports grades 6-12.

Developed Leisure Living Program for Grades 6-12.

Leisure interests-fishing, reading, poker and Senior Softball.

  • Price: $135
  • 1 Semester Credit/Unit
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Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer

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