Level 3 Sports Leadership (SPO303)

SPO303
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: B. Hibberd

Level 3 Sports Leadership students will participate in a variety of sports and activities. The course will cover Nutrition, Injury prevention, Practical activities, Coaching and Bush walking. In Level 3 Sport Leadership, students are exposed to a wide variety of sport and physical learning experiences that assists them in their assessment.

You will enhance their learning in physical movement and coach Junior PE classes as part of their assessment. Students gain intermediate skills in an unfamiliar sport then have the opportunity to apply these skills to a coaching environment. 

In this course, you have the opportunity to participate in a variety of physical activities and will learn about the risk management and injury management that is involved when planning and completing a challenging outdoor activity. 

This course is in alignment with the New Zealand Curriculum and students will become confident, actively involved and lifelong learners. Sport helps you develop the skills, knowledge and competencies to live healthy and physically active lives at school and for life beyond school. Sport makes a person flexible and happy. Activities play an important role in the healthy growth and development of the human body. Taking part in physical activities and sport allows students to relieve their academic stress and anxiety. Sport helps with stress, a physically active students is more likely to be happy and healthy and have a focus on their work. 

In Sports Leadership the work is assessed in a variety of ways that include practical, written, verbal, presentations and demonstrations allowing the you to have a variety of methods, within these methods they can show their learning which is key to their success. This subject set students up for real-life and for life long healthy lifestyles


Course Overview

Term 1
US6571 Demonstrate knowledge of micro and macro nutrients and nutritional imbalances. 5 credits

Learn about nutrition, how it fuels your body, what nutrients we need?

Term 2
US25819 Plan, implement and evaluate a training session as a coach. 4 credits
US20673 Demonstrate knowledge of injury prevention and risk and injury management in sport or recreation. 4 credits
AS91501 Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting (TGTG/Badminton). 4 credits

Plan training sessions and teach Junior classes demonstrating your skills. Look at ways of reducing risk and injuries in sport and activities. Participate in the fun and exciting Tough Guy and Tough Gal Challenge and gain credits for having fun.

Term 3
US3491 Write a report. 4 credits
US25824 Demonstrate and apply basic knowledge as a coach of the use and misuse of medications, drugs, and alcohol by athletes. 2 credits

Research the use and misuse of substances by athletes and the effects that they have on them and their performance.

Term 4
US26249 Demonstrate bush-walking knowledge and skills. 5 credits

Participate in tramps and experience exploring our big back yard, putting your knowledge and the experience you gain into your work.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Index dividers (10 tab)
$30 resources and course contributions
PE gear


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry
PE Uniform - Black shorts & tracksuit pants, SHC PE top, sneakers. Ring Binder and dividers, refill.
A reasonable level of fitness and a real interest in sport, fitness and movement.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 6571 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of micro and macro nutrients and nutritional imbalances
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
U.S. 20673 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of injuries, injury prevention and risks and hazards associated with sport or recreation
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
U.S. 25819 v2 Plan, implement and evaluate a training session as a coach
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
4
U.S. 25824 v2 Demonstrate and apply basic knowledge as a coach of the use and misuse of medications, drugs, and alcohol by athletes
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
2
U.S. 26249 v1 Demonstrate bush-walking knowledge and skills
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Pathway Tags

Teacher. Coach (various sports). Personal Trainer. Gym Instructor. Police. Fire service. Ambulance Service. Military. Dance Teacher. Outdoor Instructor (various activities). Fitness Advisor. Team Trainer. Sports Scientist. Occupational Health Officer. Exercise Science Consultant. Lecturer. Programme Developer. Researcher. Sports Activity Coordinator. Exercise Rehabilitation. Physiotherapist. Performance Analyst. Event Manager. Sports Development Manager. Sports Journalist. Reporter. Media Support. Communications Officer. Media Liaison.


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