What am I required to do in this assignment? You will construct an e-Portfolio (equivalent to 2000-words) You must include the following and only these will be graded; a) A Training Needs Analysis for yourself. (25%) b) The outline to a 4 week coaching programme. (25%) c) Assessed on the delivery of one session from the 4 week coaching programme (25%) d) A record of the observations made by a peer coach other on your performance in that session, e) reflection on the observations from d (25%)
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF) Plan a 4 week coaching programme for developing players that takes into account the needs of the players and relevant research on player development and shows a systematic understanding of key aspects of player development that is informed by current research
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Unit title & code SPO086-3 Advanced Coaching for Football Assignment number and title 1 Portfolio Assignment type CW-ePort Weighting of assignment 100% Size or length of assessment 2000 words Unit learning outcomes 1. Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding
Demonstrate systematic knowledge and critical understanding of key aspects of player development through coaching that is informed by current research 2. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities Deliver systematic and research informed football coaching sessions in a positive learning environment that considers the deployment of established techniques that meet the needs of players.
Deliver an effective coaching session using established techniques that takes into account the needs of the players and relevant research on player development Critically evaluate your delivery of a coaching session in light of feedback and your training needs analysis Provide critical feedback to a peer coach in relation to their delivery of a coaching session
How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade? Knowledge and Understanding Authoritative understanding and exploration of the topic. Interpretation and evaluation of subject material Can sustain a rigorous and insightful argument through consistent critical evaluation and synthesis of the subject material. Structure and presentation of material and referencing style Work shows a sophisticated structure. It is concise and fluent. Arguments are comprehensively supported with an accurate referencing style. Relevance and quality of research and reference sources Excellent work Extensive use of a wide range of relevant and contemporary primary and secondary sources.
How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions? You will collect the data in scheduled sessions and use this to write the reports.
How will my assignment be marked? Your assignment will be marked according to the threshold expectations and the criteria on the following page. You can use them to evaluate your own work and consider your grade before you submit.
3rd Class – 40-49% Lower 2nd – 50-59% Upper 2nd – 60-69% 1st Class – 70%+
1 Adequate grasp of the topic but may show some misconceptions.
Sound grasp of the topic and the key implications.
Secure understanding of content and concepts with some depth.
Authoritative understanding and exploration of the topic.
Some ability to construct an argument but may be derivative and flawed by some irrelevance/omission.
Sound construction of argument showing some evidence of critical evaluation.
Clear evidence of critical evaluation and development of argument. Some ability to synthesise information.
Can sustain a rigorous and insightful argument through consistent critical evaluation and synthesis of the subject material.
Clarity of work may be compromised by limited expression and vocabulary or errors. Structure may be poor and referencing inconsistent..
Work shows a sound structure which is logical and clear. Some errors may be evident. Sound referencing style with occasional inaccuracies.
Work shows very good structure and is accurate, fluent and clear.
Work shows a sophisticated structure. It is concise and fluent. Arguments are comprehensively supported with an accurate referencing style.
4 Some evidence of relevant research shown in sources drawn upon.
A range of key and relevant sources drawn upon.
Referencing is consistent and accurate.
Extensive use of a wide range of relevant and contemporary primary and secondary sources.