Coaching Swimming Principles with e-book

This course is a self-paced online course designed to be taken by individual coaches.

Coaching Swimming Principles is an open-book test based on the text, Coaching Swimming Successfully, Second Edition.

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Course Format

The Coaching Swimming Successfully text is delivered as a PDF within the online course accessible from the course menu. You have immediate access to the course upon purchase.

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Full Course Description

Coaching Swimming Principles is an open-book test based on the text, Coaching Swimming Successfully, Second Edition. When accessing the online course, course users receive a syllabus detailing reading assignments. Coaches pass the course with a score of 80% or better.

Course contents
Part I Coaching Foundation
Chapter 1 Developing a Swimming Coaching Philosophy
Chapter 2 Communicating Your Approach
Chapter 3 Motivating Swimmers
Chapter 4 Building a Swimming Program

Part II Coaching Stroke Technique
Chapter 5 Basic Principles in Teaching Stroke
Chapter 6 Dolphin or Butterfly Kick
Chapter 7 Crawl Stroke
Chapter 8 Backstroke
Chapter 9 Breaststroke
Chapter 10 Butterfly

Part III Coaching Plans
Chapter 11 Planning
Chapter 12 Preparation for Practice

Part IV Coaching Meets
Chapter 13 Preparation for Meets
Chapter 14 Handling Meets

Part V Coaching Evaluation
Chapter 15 Evaluating Swimmers’ Performances
Chapter 16 Evaluating your Program

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Audience:  Professional Coaches

Level: Professional Bronze