School Of Science And Health

PDHPE: Recreational SportsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400799.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
100673 - Human Movement 6

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have: 1) successfully completed an approved Child Protection Workshop 2) submitted a Criminal Record Check form prior to 1 June 2010 OR a Student Undertaking Form after 1 June 2010 and have applied for a National Police Certificate.

About this Unit
This unit focuses on advanced principles of sports coaching through an examination of a variety of Net/Wall and Target sport and recreational activities. This unit further builds upon teaching games for understanding through a games sense approach introduced and developed in earlier units. Through presentation of a variety Net/Wall games (from Tennis, Table tennis, Volleyball, handball, badminton, squash), Target games (from Archery, Bowls, Bowling, Golf, Pool, Croquet) and Indigenous games (from ) students will acquire knowledge and skills of how tactical (games sense approach) and technical (traditional approach) can form a powerful basis from which Coaches can deliver meaningful, impacting sport and recreational programs. Specific coverage of tactical and technical advanced sports coaching principles are examined, and then implemented through developed coaching programs for community sporting groups or as part of the Active After-school Communities Program. Students will be given the opportunity at their own expense and in their own time to complete the National Level 1 Community Coach program, the National Level 2 General Principles Coaching course and a variety of Level O and Level 1 Coaching certificates in Net/Wall and Target sports and recreations. These components, while compulsory,

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