Advanced Coaching Practice: Whakaharatau Kaiako Puukenga

    Course details

    • Code: SPRT.5005
    • Fee: $654*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Sports
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class40 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will use research to define a coaching philosophy. They will develop knowledge of teaching and coaching strategies that supports progression in sports performance. Students will apply this knowledge within developmental coaching sessions and in an advanced coaching context. They will be able to adapt skills and knowledge to implement coaching strategies with a range of population groups. Finally, students will discuss selection processes as key to sporting goals.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. use evidence to refine and construct their own coaching philosophy;
  2. research a range of effective teaching and coaching strategies, then apply and evaluate within a developmental series of coaching and an advanced coaching session;
  3. analyse, implement and teach an advanced skill to achieve a specific goal; and
  4. examine methods of coaching population groups and apply techniques to enhance sporting performance, including injury management and prevention.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017