Principles of Coaching and Officiating

Experiential |
Grade: 9-12
Credits: .5
This course will be divided into two parts: 1. Principles of coaching such as developing a philosophy of coaching, developing coaching objectives, coaching styles, understanding and utilizing sports psychology, communication skills, goal setting and motivation, teaching basic fundamentals, and coach’s role in the community.  2. Principles of officiating such as determining your officiating philosophy and your officiating style, setting and achieving professional goals,communicating effectively with other officials, coaches, and athletes, developing your decision-making skills, and managing conflict effectively, explaining your legal responsibilities, legal rights, and business responsibilities, working effectively with local and regional associations, managing your officiating career.



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