COURSE TITLE:

SPORTS CLINICS 2019: Clinic 3

NO. OF CREDITS:

3 QUARTER CREDITS
[semester equivalent = 2.00 credits]

WA CLOCK HRS:  
OREGON PDUs:
30
30

INSTRUCTOR:

Eric Low
ericlow11@hotmail.com

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is open to coaches nationwide who will be attending ANY Sports Clinic throughout the year. There are many National as well as local Sports Clinics available to coaches that focus on a variety of aspects related to the development of their particular sport and athletes.

Often times these Sports Clinics have Professional and/or College coaches lecturing on particular topics related to their sport. Participants will have the opportunity to attend these lecture sessions and earn 3 continuing education quarter credits or 30 clock hours/PDUs for attending a Sports Clinic of their choice. 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, participants will have:

  1. An understanding of sports program philosophy and development.
  2. An understanding of methods for developing motivation in today’s student-athlete.
  3. An understanding of methods of developing leadership in today’s student-athlete.
  4. Reviewed a variety of philosophies on program development, motivation, and leadership by outstanding coaches in America.
  5. Know how to compare and contrast these different philosophies.
  6. Know how to develop their own philosophies.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of all specified assignments is required for issuance of hours or credit.  The Heritage Institute does not award partial credit. 

 

HOURS EARNED:
Completing the basic assignments (Section A. Information Acquisition) for this course automatically earns participant’s their choice of CEUs (Continuing Education Units), or Washington State Clock Hours or Oregon PDUs. The Heritage Institute offers CEUs and is an approved provider of Washington State Clock Hours and Oregon PDUs.

 

UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT INFORMATION

REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
Continuing Education Quarter credits are awarded by Antioch University Seattle (AUS). AUS requires 75% or better for credit at the 400 level and 85% or better to issue credit at the 500 level. These criteria refer both to the amount and quality of work submitted.

  1. Completion of Information Acquisition assignments 30%
  2. Completion of Learning Application assignments 40%
  3. Completion of Integration Paper assignment 30%

 

CREDIT/NO CREDIT (No Letter Grades or Numeric Equivalents on Transcripts)
Antioch University Seattle (AUS) Continuing Education Quarter credit is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis; neither letter grades nor numeric equivalents are on a transcript. 400 level credit is equal to a "C" or better, 500 level credit is equal to a "B" or better. This information is on the back of the transcript.

AUS Continuing Education quarter credits may or may not be accepted into degree programs. Prior to registering determine with your district personnel, department head or state education office the acceptability of these credits for your purpose.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION

REQUIRED TEXT

Choose one (1) of these books:

  • Teaching Character Through Sport, by Bruce Brown 
  • 1001 Motivational Messages and Quotes for Athletes and Coaches by Bruce Brown 
  • The Role Of Parents In Athletics by Bruce Brown

                                           OR

  • Another book you select.

None. All reading is online.

MATERIALS FEE

Text cost depends on your book selection.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING THIS COURSE:

Eric Low, M.A.  has been a teacher and coach in the state of Washington since 1992.  He has lived, taught, and studied in Southwest Washington since 1995.  Eric has a Master’s degree in history from Eastern Washington University with an emphasis in America’s West and has been an active researcher of Washington State history for 20+ years.  Eric currently teaches history at Winlock High School and serves as a Lead Teacher for ESD 112s “Constitutional Connections” American History grant, a 3 year program that has worked to utilize and develop Social Studies Common Core and CBAs in the classroom.   

BIBLIOGRAPHY

SPORTS CLINICS 2019: Clinic 3

Brown, Bruce. Teaching Character Through Sport. 2003. Coaches Choice Books.
Brown covers many inspirational messages and character building strategies through the medium of sports.

Brown, Bruce. 1001 Motivational Messages and Quotes for Athletes and Coaches. Coaches Choice Books.
Brown covers many inspirational messages and character building strategies through the medium of sports.

Westering, Frosty. Make the Big Time Where You Are. Big Five Productions. 2001.
Westering covers many motivational and inspirational strategies to motivate people of all walks of life.

Wooden, John. They Call Me Coach. 2003.
Coach Wooden discusses his personal and basketball coaching life.

 

ONLINE WEB RESOURCES

http://www.guidetocoachingsports.com/getting_started2.htm
This web article discusses the developing roles of young athletes and examines the different roles that parents have in this development.

http://www.faqs.org/sports-science/Je-Mo/Motivational-Techniques.html
This web article is another great example on using motivation techniques through sports to develop today’s student/athlete.