96302 High Performance Coaching6cp;
3 hpw online interactive activities; 5 hpw independent study
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject examines the role of the coach in youth, adolescent and senior sport, with a particular relevance to high performance populations. It builds on a strong understanding of skill acquisition principles for developing effective learning environments for athletes from different sports. The subject has a strong focus on preparing graduates to function as a coach in a wide variety of contexts and in a variety of roles by designing and structuring optimal environments for learning and performance. It is specifically designed to assist future UTS graduates in planning and delivering effective practice sessions and coaching interventions for high performance athletes. It offers learning opportunities that develop practitioner skills in enhancing performance with youth, adolescents and senior high performance athletes. Students will be assessed in their ability to reflect on, and provide high level coaching to athletes in practical, real-world settings.
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