Real Coaching II: Honing the Competitive Edge (EDMA 250) ONLINE

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Online Course Description:

Real Coaching II: Honing the Competitive Edge presents a thorough and systematic means for rejuvenating and strengthening your approach to coaching.  In the course you will develop a coaching philosophy, learn goal setting, organization, evaluation, and communication strategies designed to help you, your assistant coaches, and your players hone the competitive edge. 

Based on the latest concepts of designing practices and motivating your players through mental skills training, Real Coaching II is devoted to ways of fine-tuning arousal levels to achieve maximum competitiveness.  The course concludes with a three-part final project that brings together all aspects of your learning: you will develop your own personalized action plan to achieve excellence in your sport.

Video Introduction to Real Coaching II Online



Tom Keating: The head girls volleyball coach for a program that won 11 state championships and appeared in 14 state tournaments. National Coach of the Year in 2003. Inducted into National Coaches Hall of Fame in 2003. Career record of 776-82.

Course Dates:

February 23 - April 19, 2015. 

Cost: $595.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Students in this course are responsible for purchasing or renting their own copy of the following text.

Sports Psychology for Coaches
Damon Burton, Thomas D. Raedeke
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736039864

This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations.  Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registration over into the following semester.

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