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Education Week 5 Assignment: Workshop Day 2 Part 2

Education Week 5 Assignment: Workshop Day 2 Part 2

 

Chapter 9 Assignment: Workshop: Competition Behavior – Day 2 – Part 2 (After lunch)

This is continued from the previous weeks. You an athletic director at a school and level of your choice (youth-sports organization, high school, or college) and are preparing to hold a pre-school retreat for your coaches. Using the chapter 9 worksheets, plan this section of the workshop that will help your coaches direct their energy during competitions using 3 important coaching tasks (the 3-E’s). This part is 3-hours long and begins day 2 after lunch. This concludes day 2.

Include the following:

  1. A schedule of activities
    1. 1.1.With estimated times
    2. 1.2.Descriptions
    3. 1.3.Purpose of the activity
    4. 1.4.Rationale for using the activity
  2. Powerpoint presentation
  3. List of videos with links, include a short description and the purpose for using the video
  4. Assessment survey to determine the effectiveness of this part of your workshop

All of this should be in one document – do not upload more than one document. You may have to covert all documents to pdf’s then merge the pdf’s.

Welcome and introduction (15 minutes).

Begin the session by introducing the coaches, emphasizing their crucial role in the workshop, and outlining the day's agenda.

Set the tone for the workshop and foster a positive and engaging environment.

Icebreaker, "Two Truths and a Lie" (20 minutes). This fun and interactive activity is designed to help everyone feel relaxed and engaged.

Description: Each participant shares two genuine and one fake remark about themselves—the remainder of the group estimates which statement is false.

Purpose: To break the ice, foster engagement, and enable coaches to get to know one another.

Presentation: Key Principles of Effective Practice Design (45 min)

Description: YouTube video by Beswick, B. (n.d.). Best advice for up-and-coming coaches – Bill Beswick Sports psychologist [Video]. YouTube.

Best Advice for up and coming coaches- Bill Beswick Sports psychologist.

Provide coaches with a solid foundation of knowledge and expertise to help them construct their practices. 

Activity: Small Group Discussion: Practice Design Scenarios (45 minutes)

Divide coaches into small groups and give them practice design scenarios. Each group evaluates the scenario and discusses planning a practical practice session.

Purpose: Encourage coaches to think critically and collaborate, allowing them to implement the principles taught in the presentation. 

Presentation: Key Principles of Effective Practice Design (45 minutes)

Power Point:

Purpose: Provide coaches with a foundation of knowledge and understanding to guide their practice design.

Activity: Small Group Discussion – Practice Design Scenarios (45 minutes)

Description: Divide coaches into small groups and provide them with practice design scenarios. Each group analyzes the scenario and discusses how they would design an effective practice session.

Purpose: Encourage critical thinking and collaboration among coaches, allowing them to apply the principles learned in the presentation.

Video: Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner. (n.d.). Creating an effective practice schedule: Sample preseason practice schedule for offense [Video]. YouTube.

Effective Practice Planning

Description: This video is showcasing examples of effective practice design in action, highlighting different drills, coaching techniques, and player engagement.

Purpose: Inspire coaches by providing real-life examples and demonstrating the impact of effective practice environments.

Activity: Designing Practice Stations (60 minutes)

Description: Coaches work in pairs or small groups to design practice stations for specific skills or game scenarios. They create detailed plans, including equipment, drills, and progressions.

Purpose: Allow coaches to apply their knowledge by actively designing practice sessions, fostering creativity and practical application.

Presentation: Effective Feedback and Communication during Practice (30 minutes)

Description: PowerPoint presentation continues to discuss the importance of effective communication and feedback during practice sessions.

Purpose: Equip coaches with the skills to provide constructive feedback, communicate effectively with players, and create a positive learning environment.

Assessment Survey (10 minutes)

Description: survey to assess the effectiveness of the workshop's content and delivery for this part.

Purpose: Gather feedback from coaches to evaluate the success of the workshop and identify areas for improvement.

PowerPoint Presentation:

DesigningEffectivePracticeEnvironments.pptx

List of Videos with Links:

Title: Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner. (n.d.). Creating an effective practice schedule: Sample preseason practice schedule for offense [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3v7Nj5Dc3g

Title: Beswick, B. (n.d.). Best advice for up-and-coming coaches – Bill Beswick Sports psychologist [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3r5weMfbIM

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Microsoft_PowerPoint_Presentation.pptx

Designing Effective Practice Environments: Strategies for Success

Lamar Douglas

Welcome and Introduction

Welcome to Day 2 of our workshop on designing effective practice environments.

Today's focus: Creating structured, goal-oriented practice sessions.

Importance of effective practice planning for athlete development and team success.

Fundamentals of Effective Practice Design

Key Principles

Setting clear, achievable goals for each practice session (Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner, n.d.).

Structuring timeframes and incorporating necessary breaks.

Tailoring practice activities to the level of play (youth, high school, college).

Ensuring that practices are focused and efficient.

Importance: Establishing a solid foundation for effective practice helps coaches maximize their athletes' potential.

Creating an Effective Practice Schedule

Different Practice Schedules

Types of practice schedules include preseason, in-season, postseason, and spring practices.

Tailoring schedules based on specific goals and priorities (Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner, n.d.).

Using tools like Excel for organization and collaboration with coaching staff.

Benefits: Efficient use of time and resources; clear communication with coaching staff ensures that all coaches are on the same page.

Importance of Individual Practice Time

Focus on Individual Skills

Scheduling individual practice time for specific skill improvement.

Avoiding schedule conflicts and ensuring effective use of time (Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner, n.d.).

Emphasizing drills for stance and start, particularly for receivers and running backs.

Benefits: Targeted skill development allows for personalized coaching attention and helps athletes improve in specific areas.

Implementing Drills and Competitions

Skill Development

Incorporating drills and 1v1 competitions for skill enhancement.

Emphasizing route recognition and adjustments.

Dividing sessions into team periods for various drills (offense, defense, running plays, etc.) (Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner, n.d.).

Benefits: Improved player performance through repetition and engagement. Motivation is increased through competitive elements.

Psychological Aspects of Coaching

Inspiring Athletes

Transitioning from player to coach and working across different sports.

Teaching commitment, teamwork, and resilience through sports (Beswick, n.d.).

Focusing on overcoming doubts and maximizing potential.

Importance: Building mental toughness and fostering a positive and resilient mindset are critical for athlete development.

Maximizing Self and Overcoming Challenges

Sports Psychology

Addressing doubts, fears, and anxieties in athletes (Beswick, n.d.).

Choosing to be a fighter or a victim in the face of challenges.

Importance of inspiring and educating the next generation.

Impact: Enhanced mental resilience leads to a culture of continuous improvement and inspiration.

Coaches play a crucial role in motivating athletes to reach their full potential.

References

Legacy Football Academy Coaches Corner. (n.d.). Creating an effective practice schedule: Sample preseason practice schedule for offense [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3v7Nj5Dc3g

Beswick, B. (n.d.). Best advice for up and coming coaches – Bill Beswick Sports psychologist [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3r5weMfbIM

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