Coaching: Building Character & Sportsmanship

  • ATH-905
  • 3  Credits
  • Online
  • 4.93 out of 5 stars

This course provides very effective, practical ways in which the coach can teach strong character and sportsmanship to their athletes. The activities of this course will help the coach discover the significant linkages between team performance and strong character. It is designed to encourage the coach to think about the effects of athletics competition on the moral reasoning processes of the athlete. The course activities include practical, applied interactions with other successful coaches through the interview process, readings, personal reflection, and guided evaluation. This course offers the athletic coach and/or teacher the opportunity to learn and apply correct psychological principles relative to the development of personal character within the competitive sport context. The assignments contained in this course are closely aligned to SHAPE America's National Standards for Sport Coaches.

NOTE: Required books must be acquired separately.

This course is applicable towards the Coaching For Excellence Certificate.

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