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Intermediate

Skill Acquistion

Skill Acquistion

Decision-making, anticipation skills, and implicit and explicit learning, are important parts of skill acquisition covered in this video. This video explores the way that these principles can be incorporated into coaching.
Psychology

Psychology

Goal setting and managing emotions are two areas of sport psychology that coaches can assist athletes with to improve performance. This video provides tips for coaches to assist athletes in these areas.
Physiology

Physiology

This video provides a basic introduction to the energy systems, the components of fitness and the principles of training. These areas are important for coaches to understand and apply in the preparation of training programs for athletes.
Basic Biomechanics

Basic Biomechanics

Five important components of biomechanics are featured in this video, including motion, force, momentum, levers and balance. Coaches need to understand these components to be able to apply them practically to enhance an athlete’s performance.
Coaching Processes

Coaching Processes

How a coach interacts with athletes to help them develop is critical. This video showcases several aspects of the coaching process, including meeting individual needs, problem solving, questioning, and giving instructions and feedback.

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Matt Cowdrey is Australia's winner of the most Paralympic medals, having won 23 Gold, 7 Silver and 3 Bronze medals.

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141 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online coaching course.
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