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Basic VHSL Course

This course provides a general overview of basic coaching principles, sport first aid, and technical and tactical skills training. Gleaning content from Coaching Principles, Sport First Aid, and Coaching [Sport] Technical and Tactical Skills courses, the Basic VHSL Course is delivered entirely online and takes coaches roughly 6 hours to complete. The last unit of the course is the VHSL Component, containing organization-specific information that tests coaches on VHSL instructions and handbook.
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Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Baseball Technical and Tactical Skills

This course will help you learn how to teach the skills and strategies and techniques and tactics of baseball. You’ll learn about approaches to coaching, including the games approach (an alternative to drills-based coaching), you’ll develop a season plan and a series of practice plans; and you’ll improve your ability to coach during games. This course is suitable for high school coaches and for serious club coaches, and college coaches.
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Online Course With Print Materials Online course suitable for training and certifying high school baseball coaches or for offering as a college course. Advanced youth baseball coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Basketball Technical and Tactical Skills

This course will help you learn how to teach the skills and strategies, and techniques and tactics of basketball. You’ll learn about approaches to coaching, including the games approach (an alternative to drills-based coaching), you’ll develop a season plan and a series of practice plans; and you’ll improve your ability to coach during games. This course is suitable for high school coaches and for serious club coaches, college coaches, and advanced coaches at the youth level.
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Online Course With Print Materials Online course suitable for training and certifying high school basketball coaches or for offering as a college course. Advanced youth basketball coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Cheerleading Principles

Coaching Cheerleading Principles is an online course and test based on the text, Coaching Cheerleading Successfully. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Essentials

Coaching Essentials is a sport-neutral course geared toward coaches of athletes age 13 and under participating in a recreational, noncompetitive setting. Coaches will come away from the course with a solid understanding of fundamental coaching concepts and basic coaching responsibilities. 
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Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Football Technical and Tactical Skills

The course is designed to help coaches learn how to teach the technical and tactical skills of football and is suitable for high school coaches, serious club coaches, undergraduate students, and advanced coaches at the youth level.
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Online Course With Print Materials Online course suitable for training and certifying high school football coaches or for offering as a college course. Advanced youth football coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Golf Principles

Coaching Golf Principles is an online course and test based on the text, Coaching Golf Successfully. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Orientation

Gleaning material from the ASEP Coaching Principles, Sport First Aid, and Coaching [Sport] Technical and Tactical Skills courses, Coaching Orientation provides up-and-coming coaches with the essentials to step on the field for the first time. Clocking in at six hours, Coaching Orientation features interactive exercises, engaging graphics, poignant video vignettes, and quick pace to form a course that is informative, eye-opening, and enjoyable.  
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Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Principles

This online self-paced course includes the printed text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes age 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
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Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Coaching Principles with E-book

This online self-paced course includes the e-book Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes aged 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
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Online Course With this version of Coaching Principles, you'll receive the Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, textbook as an e-book that's accessible through the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Coaching Soccer Principles 2E

Coaching Soccer Principles is an online course based on the text, Skills and Strategies for Coaching Soccer 2E. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Softball Technical and Tactical Skills

This course will help you learn how to teach the skills and strategies, and techniques and tactics of softball. You’ll learn about approaches to coaching, including the games approach (an alternative to drills-based coaching), you’ll develop a season plan and a series of practice plans; and you’ll improve your ability to coach during games. This course is suitable for high school coaches and for serious club coaches, college coaches, and advanced coaches at the youth level.
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Online Course With Print Materials Online course suitable for training and certifying high school softball coaches or for offering as a college course. Advanced youth softball coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Special Olympics Athletes

This course prepares Special Olympics coaches to use their sport-specific knowledge in coaching athletes with intellectual disabilities. The 24/7 convenience and low cost make it attractive to new coaches in preparation for their first Special Olympics coaching role. It also meets the Special Olympics standards and competencies for coach certification. For veteran Special Olympics coaches, this course serves as a reminder of the essentials sometimes forgotten after years of coaching. The course also satisfies the Special Olympics recertification or continuing education requirement.
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Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Strength & Conditioning Principles

Coaching Strength and Conditioning Principles is an online course and test based on the text, Bigger, Faster, Stronger. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Swimming Principles

Coaching Swimming Principles is an open-book test based on the text, Coaching Swimming Successfully. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Tennis Technical and Tactical Skills

The American Sport Education Program (ASEP) brings the hard court to your hard drive with Coaching Tennis Technical and Tactical Skills online course, a newly released online course for tennis coaches of athletes 15 and older and those coaching higher-ability players ages 11 to 14.
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Online Course With Print Materials Online course suitable for training and certifying high school tennis coaches or for offering as a college course. Advanced youth tennis coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Track & Field Principles

Coaching Track & Field Principles is an online course and test based on the text, Coaching Track & Field Successfully. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Volleyball Principles E-book

Coaching Volleyball Principles (e-book) is an online course and test based on the text, The Volleyball Handbook. The text, The Volleyball Handbook, is delivered in e-book format through Adobe Digital Editions. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's Bronze Level certification.
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Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Wrestling Principles

Coaching Wrestling Principles is an online course and test based on the text, Coaching Wrestling Successfully. The course satisfies the sport-specific component of ASEP's coaching education program. (This course does not satisfy USA Wrestling's Copper Level certification.)
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Youth Baseball - PDF

Priced at only $19.95, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Baseball book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
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Coaching Youth Baseball - PDF This course is available as an online, self-study course covering fundamental coaching concepts, sport first aid, and baseball techniques and tactics.

Coaching Youth Basketball 4th Edition - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training basketball coaches of athletes ages 14 and under. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Basketball Fourth Edition book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts are available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, proceed through the checkout process.
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Coaching Youth Basketball 4th Edition - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Cheerleading - Book

The same excellent online training experience as the PDF course, plus you receive the 152-page book Coaching Youth Cheerleading with your registration. This course retails for $29.95; volume discounts are available. For multiple course purchases, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, proceed through the online ordering process.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Coaching Youth Cheerleading - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Cheerleading book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
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Coaching Youth Cheerleading - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Football - PDF (featuring flag football content)

This course is based on the third edition of Coaching Youth Football, which includes information on tackle, flag, and touch football. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. The book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
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Coaching Youth Football - PDF (featuring flag football content) No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Football 4th Edition - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Football book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, proceed through the checkout process.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Football 4th Edition - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Soccer - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Soccer book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Soccer - PDF This course is available as an online, self-study course covering fundamental coaching concepts, sport first aid, and soccer techniques and tactics.

Coaching Youth Softball - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Softball book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Softball - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Tennis - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Tennis book is delivered as a series PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
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Coaching Youth Tennis - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Volleyball - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Volleyball book is delivered as a series of PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call ASEP at 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Volleyball - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Coaching Youth Wrestling Third Edition - PDF

This course does not meet USA Wrestling's requirements for Copper Level certification. This course is for coaches of athletes age 13 and under participating in a recreational, noncompetitive setting.
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Coaching Youth Wrestling Third Edition - PDF This course does not satisfy USA Wrestling's requirements for Copper Level certification. If you need Copper Level certification, visit the USA Wrestling page for more information.

Directing Youth Sports Programs

To be an effective youth sport program director, you need to know a little about everything. Finance. Human resources. Risk management. Marketing. Event planning. ASEP’s Directing Youth Sports Programs online course is your vehicle for putting that knowledge into practice by giving you the tools you need to get the job done.
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Online Course With Print Materials This course can be purchased and taken online.

Sport First Aid 5th Edition

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
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Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition with E-book

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
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Online Course This version of the online course includes the Sport First Aid textbook in e-book format. The e-book is accessible from within the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

USA Wrestling Copper Level Third Edition

Priced at $40.00, this version of the Coaching Youth Wrestling online course is a component of USA Wrestling's Copper Level coaching certification. Included in your course registration is the updated third edition of the Coaching Youth Wrestling text.
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Online Course With Print Materials Only USA Wrestling members can purchase this online course. You'll be asked for your USAW membership ID number when placing your order.

VHSL State Component Online Course - Basic

The VHSL State Component contains organization-specific information that tests coaches on VHSL instructions and handbook.
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Online Course This course can be purchased and taken online.