Leadership in Sports Level 3
Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Morath
Leadership in Sports is a two year course at Level Three. A unit standard based course run with the help of Manukau Institute of Technology that prepares the students as athletes, sport trainers, outdoors instructors, team dynamics, fitness dynamics, nutrition and general health and well being. The course is both theory based and practical and is designed to cater for students who do enjoy the practical components of physical education, want to get better at a chosen sport and gain an understanding of how the body works. Students with a love of the outdoors, students who want to gain communication skills, leadership skills and become better in there day to day physical well being will excel in this course.
This is a unit standards course and does not contribute towards University Entrance. It is a mix of practical demonstration of physical performance, leadership through coaching and event running of an event. There is also a theoretical component where you are required to demonstrate your knowledge and reflection of aspects of sports leadership.
This is a two year course where different Level 3 credits will be offered each year.
Where will Leadership in Sport lead me?
The skills developed in Leadership in Sport will be useful for all students and especially those who are interested in careers such as coaching, sports psychology, personal training, sports marketing and management, teaching, sports medicine, sports science, performance analysis, police, physiotherapy, outdoor instructing and much more…
Leadership in Sport is 100% internally assessed, this means that you will need to work hard throughout the whole year. Some aspects of assessment will be conducted as in-class tests.
This is not a University Approved Course
Contact for further inquiries
Mr Morath (HOD PE) [email protected]
2021: Plan a beginner level coaching session for sport participants.
2022: Conduct and review a beginner level coaching session.
2021: Apply basic psychological skills in sports performance.
2022: Sports Injuries – demonstrate knowledge of injuries, prevention and risks and hazards associated with sport or recreation.
2021: Carry out pre-event preparation and apply the rules of the sport while officiating sports events.
2022: Demonstrate exercise and stretching techniques
2021 & 2022: Demonstrate quality of physical performance in an applied setting.
2021: Demonstrate knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a coach, and of coaching beginner-level sport participants.
2022: Event Management. Plan and run a recreation activity
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Courses where students can opt in, will incur some costs. These costs will be advised at the time
Recommended Prior Learning
Open Entry, however, strong literacy skills, Level 1 Science, high self-management, genuine interest in Physical Activity demonstrated through positive involvement in Physical Education classes and at the discretion of the HOD.
Total Credits Available: 51 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 51 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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