EDUO 9731: Training to Acquire Specific Skills

  • Instructor: Dick Bach
  • Semester Credits/Units: 1
  • US $149
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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.

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    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.