- Course Number:
- PE 288
- Course Title:
- Professional Activities: Team Sports Training
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Course DescriptionExplores fitness instruction and leadership in team sports. Covers components of coaching team sports and skill-related physical fitness such as: progressions and techniques of practice format, sport specific drills, plyometrics, and speed-agility-quickness coaching strategy and methodology. Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Fitness Technology Program or instructor approval, and WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
- Design and implement a team sport practice session for healthy populations.
- Observe and evaluate coaching styles, including coaching objectives and philosophy.
- Apply current research and industry standards to programs that develop skill-related health and fitness in athletes.
- Utilize and enhance team sports programming and teaching strategies learned through critical analysis of professionals in the industry.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Evaluation of team sport practice session
- Administration and interpretation of skill related physical fitness assessments
- Sport specific drill critique
- Written assignments and exams
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Principles of Coaching: Philosophy and Style of coaching
- Principles of Behavior: Communication, Motivation, Managing
- Sport specific warm-up and cool-down
- Heart rate and RPE
- Sport specific practice sessions (appropriate to fitness and team goals)
- Team sport lesson plan design
- Team sport equipment and safety concerns
- Skill-related physical fitness component assessment and interpretation
- Plyometric progression
- Speed, Agility, Quickness progression
- Periodization of training for team sports