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Slides for Certificate in Coaching Basketball: Unit 2: Planning a session/How 2 Coach

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  • 1. Certificate in Coaching Basketball Planning A Session
  • 2. Planning & Preparation
    • Why Plan?
    • Ensure purpose to the session or series of sessions (progression from A to Z)
    • To be prepared for any changing circumstances (equipment/players etc)
  • 3. Group Discussion
    • What elements to we need to consider when creating a session plan?
    • e.g. participants, environment, equipment etc.
  • 4. Planning a session
    • Consider the personnel:
    • Age
    • Experience
    • Ability
    • Motivation
    • Identify needs & expectations
    • Consider Facilities & Space
    • Availability
    • Size of court area
    • Number of courts
    • Number of baskets
    • Clock & scoreboard
    • Consider Equipment
    • Basketballs
    • Training Bibs & Reversibles
    • Whistle
    • Cones/Markers
    • Music
    • Prepare notes on session
    • Warm-ups and Cool Downs (FUNdamentals)
    • Practices (drills) to be used
    • Avoid using different practices at every training session
    • Points to be covered and emphasised
    • Group organisation
    • Make use of a standard planning format
  • 5. Planning a session cont…
    • Safety
    • Carry out a safety audit of the court and surroundings
    • Be aware of NOPs and emergency procedures
    • Practices used should be safe and appropriate
    • Class Organisation
    • Reduce need to change composition of groups too often
    • Use practices that incorporate progression from individual unopposed practice to minimal opposition, to opposed practice etc.
    • Try to make changes simple and logical
  • 6. Practical Activity
    • Create an session plan
    • Consider what elements are important and why
    • 15 mins
  • 7. The Training Plan
    • Objectives of the Sessions : What are you trying to achieve?
    • Introduction : Welcome, ground rules, safety, session objectives
    • Warm-up (dynamic)
    • Athletic Development (ABCs)
    • Individual Technique and Skills Learning (FUNdamentals)
    • Team Skills : Offensive, Defensive, Transition
    • Fun & Games: Small-sided and adapted games (1 v 1, 2 v 2, 3 v 3)
    • Game : Controlled scrimmage or full game
    • Cool Down & Stretch (static)
    • Evaluation :
      • Did you fulfil your objectives? If not, why? (appropriateness, resources, time etc.)
      • In which areas do you/your players require more work?
      • How would you improve the session?
      • What would you do differently?
      • Where do you go/what do you plan next?