Coaching, Instruction, and Pla

Course Description

This class will survey the major concepts on coaching, instruction, and player development. Topics will range from exploring the philosophy of teaching, on course management, how fitness relates to the golf performance, applied sport psychology, and the use of technology to improve teaching and performance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply basic concepts of coaching, such as motivation, planning, player development, and burnout.
  • Discuss special populations, diversity, and the need for sensitivity and training when working with clients from diverse backgrounds and physical capabilities.
  • Apply ethical standards to the practices of coaching and player development. Discuss the different types of the golf swing and which type of swing will benefit individual students.
  • Analyze various philosophies to coaching and discuss appropriate and diverse learning styles.
  • Design and develop a coaching or player development program.
  • Evaluate a coaching philosophy, system, or player development program.
  • Articulate a philosophy and approach to teaching.

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

College of Letters and Sciences

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Rico M.
Class of 2014, Military Veteran