The aim of this module is to provide performance coaches with foundational knowledge in the principles of sports pedagogy, including: the coaching process, teaching methods, learning styles, constraints coaching framework, skill acquisition as well as designing positive learning environments. Coaches will develop their own coaching philosophy, in order to apply sports coaching principles, to highly talented or elite swimmers.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. understand the fundamentals of sports coaching pedagogy, which underpins successful performance coaching.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Journal View swimming skill video and provide corrective advice. Pass/Fail
Test Several online quizzes. Pass/Fail

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