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This course critically examines and applies sport coaching pedagogy in a range of sporting contexts. Importantly, this course looks at the interrelatedness of leadership, power and culture and the effects these factors may have on a positive team and organisational environment. Students will critically examine the possible directions of sport coaching and explore possible ways of managing such changes. Students will explore the course content through micro-coaching sessions within a variety of sport coaching contexts.
1. Critically analyse a range of leadership styles evident in sport coaching.2. Critique the interrelatedness of leadership, power and culture on sport coaching and sport participation.3. Evaluate and analyse organisational learning theory and consider the role that cognitive perspectives of learning have on organisational culture and learning. 4. Investigate and critique current curriculum, principles & practices of sport and sporting organisations.5. Critique current literature relating to future directions and predictions for sport coaching curriculum, principles and practices, and consider ways to manage change within a variety of sport coaching and organisational contexts.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $821.00
International fee $3,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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