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Physical Education and Sports Coaching - PES3701

Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to create awareness of what it entails to be a physical educator and sports coach and make a difference in learners' lives. Students completing this module will, inter alia, be able to gain knowledge about the history, development and value of physical education and sport. The student teacher will be equipped to create environments conducive for teaching physical education and coaching a sport and integrating sport skills and understand the challenges associated with what is important in preparing training sessions. This module provides fundamental knowledge and skills which will support further studies and applications in the field of physical education, and sports coaching as an important sector contributing to the human development of our countries sportsmen and of the African continent. It is the first step in building students' knowledge and skills as student/teacher physical educators and coaches.