Module Title:Introduction to the Coaching Environment
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: The teaching & learning strategies employed within this module will include, lectures, workshops, group discussion/debate, problem solving exercises, practical sessions, e-learning, self-directed independent learning and independent research.
Module Aim: Introduce learners to the key principles of creating an effective coaching environment. Engage the learners into the process of investigating and understanding the skills, abilities, theories and systems of the holistic coaching environment.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the key principles of creating an effective coaching environment.
LO2 Identify and explain the relevance of understanding the individualised needs and wants of the participant within the coaching environment.
LO3 Demonstrate an understanding of role of the coach within the coaching environment and significant others.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The WHY:
Understanding the Coach – Establishing your coaching philosophy, reflective practice, self-analysis, beliefs, assumptions, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, role, function, context, knowledge.
The WHO:
Introduction to Understanding the Participant - Needs & Wants – biological, psychological and social factors.
The WHAT:
Overview to Understanding your Sport – Technical, tactical, physical, psychological and social. Technical/tactical models and sport specific curriculum.
The HOW:
Understanding the Learning Environment – Pedagogy – Practice activities, communication, coach behaviours, situated learning, schema, motor learning, discovery learning, problem solving, planning, reviewing.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
Practical50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Complete a 2000 word written report outlining key principles of the coaching environment in your chosen sport. Students will be required to relate the principles to module content. 1,2,3 50.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Group Task – Group Presentation 1,3 50.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 2 Mandatory