Tennis & Further Education Taught Lesson Supporting Presentation UNIT 5 SPORTS COACHING Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness)
Aim & Purpose The aim of this unit is to develop a learners under -standing and knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, skills and techniques of a sports coach and how to apply them whilst coaching and/or leading sports sessions. Learning Outcomes: Know the roles, responsibilities and skills of sports coaches Know the techniques used by coaches to improve the performance of athletes Be able to plan a sports coaching session Be able to deliver and review a sports coaching session.
Definition of Sports Coaching What is Sports Coaching? ‘Sports coaching develops people through improving their performance’ National Coaching Foundation 1996
Coaching… • To improve performance of individuals and the team • Develop a range of skills • Fun/satisfaction (both players & coach) • Safety
Student Task In small groups identify as many roles as you can of a sports coach. The coach can be somebody you know, your coach or just a generic sports coach.
Roles of a Sports Coach • Innovator • Friend (Critical) • Educator • Trainer / Assessor • Role Model • Motivator • Scientist • Student • Manager
Innovator • Creative • Exciting • Challenging • Developmental
Friend - Critical • Analyze • Observe • Feedback • Fault-Finder • Feedback
Motivator • Encouragement • Positive Feedback • Drive • Inspiration
Educator • Knowledgeable • Insightful • Experienced – (Journeyman) • Qualified • Support • Encouragement
Role Model • Representative • Effective • Advocate • Champion • Promoter • Fan
Trainer / Manager • Preparation • Planning • Coaching – (Terminology) • Organisation • Fitness / Strength / Plyometric • Relationships
Responsibilities of a Sports Coach A particular burden of obligation upon one who is responsible: the responsibilities of authority.Oxford Dictionary (we could change the word ‘authority’ to Sports Coach)
Student Task In small groups discuss and list the Responsibilities of a Sports Coach, when producing your list consider the definition of Responsibility.
Responsibilities of a Sports Coach • Legal Obligations • Child Protection • Professional Conduct • Duty of Care • Health & Safety • Knowledge of the Coaching Environment • Equal Opportunities
Legislation • HASAWA 1974 • The Children’s Act 2004 • The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 • The Equality Act 2010 • The Racial Discrimination Act 1974 • Safety at Sports Grounds Act 1975
Child Protection • Harassment & abuse often go unreported for a wide variety of reasons. • Some abuse that is identified may not be recognised as sports-related • There are no generally accepted professional definitions of what constitutes harassment or abuse in sport
Summary Sports Coaching is Made Up of Roles. There are many Roles dependent on the Sport, The Level, and the Coaching Situation. Sports Coaches have many Responsibilities.