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FSS 182 - Theory of Coaching Basketball I

2 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Instruction in the theory of coaching basketball including techniques, methods, and ideas. Includes introduction, role of the coach, program development, and fundamentals and techniques.

Recommendation: Participation on a basketball team or league and some knowledge of the game before enrolling in this course.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop a coaching philosophy statement by evaluating various coaching strategies.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to establish a game plan.

  1. Introduction
    1. History of basketball
    2. Rules
    3. Developing a coaching philosophy and style of coaching
    4. The Positive Coaching Alliance methodology
    5. Youth sports
  2. Role of the Coach
    1. Coaching responsibilities
    2. Planning for the competitive year
    3. Strength and conditioning for pre-season, season, and off-season
    4. Tryouts and evaluating talent plus recognizing intangibles
    5. Team selection
    6. Developing a comprehensive practice plan
  3. Program Development
    1. Coaching development
    2. Assistant coaches and the right fit
    3. Administration/head coaches role as CEO
    4. Parental issues
    5. Budget
    6. Game planning and protocol
    7. Scouting and game planning
  4. Fundamentals and Techniques
    1. Offensive fundamentals and techniques
    2. Defensive fundamentals and techniques
    3. Offensive tactics
    4. Defensive tactics
    5. Offensive strategies/transferring practice performance to games
    6. Defensive strategies/transferring practice performance to games