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SPHE352 - Coaching Football Technical and Tactical Skills

 

Students in this course will explore the techniques and tactical skills within the sport of American Football. Basic offensive, defensive, and special team skills are taught while exploring various teaching strategies for effective implementation. Football is a game that goes well beyond the obvious physical struggle on the field of play. Below the surface is a complex game which calls for strategic learning and specific methods of movement in accordance to the basic laws of physics. Coaching football calls for an understanding of these concepts in addition to strong organizational and instructional abilities. This course is designed for coaches at all levels. For coaches just beginning in the profession or looking to begin in the future, this course will discuss a number of basic areas that are essential to being successful such as coaching philosophy, practice planning, and game preparation. For those individuals that have been coaching for some time, this course will give you a chance to re-evaluate your philosophy, technique, style, and communication ability. In summary, the approach is toward teaching the student the theory, principles, concepts, and practices that can be applied in the dynamic, ever changing, challenging, and rewarding field of coaching football.

 

Prerequisites

N/A

Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Coaching Football : Technical and Tactical Skills, w/access card - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom; hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9780736045247
Publication Info: Human Kinetics
Author: Ash, Rob
Unit Cost: $58.56
Electronic ISBN: 9781450468770
Electronic Unit Cost: $25.00

Book Title: The keycode is packaged with the hard copy book. If you select the VitalSource e-book, you will receive an email with the keycode
ISBN: ASEPAC-CFT
Publication Info: Human Kinetics
Author: No Author Specified
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $4.00