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Module 1
What makes a good coach? Which of the National Standards for Sport Coaches domains do
you feel you are strongest in? Which of the domains do you feel you need the most
improvement in? 1 paragraph
For discussion question 1aa you indicated what domains you felt you needed the most
improvement in. Come up with a plan (1 page) on how you could improve in these areas.
Write a review (2 paragraphs ) on each resource you review, summarizing the resource and how
you would be able to use it.
https://www.uscoachexcellence.org/ (Links to an external site.)
B. NASPE Coaches Toolbox
https://www.shapeamerica.org/publications/resources/teachingtools/coachtoolbox/ (Links to an
external site.)Links to an external site.
C.. Institute for the Study of Youth Sports http://www.educ.msu.edu/ysi/ (Links to an external
site.)Links to an external site.
Module 2
Explain two strategies you currently use to capture the hearts of players and parents. 1
Paragraph
Describe a Kairos moment in your life. The significant moment can be positive or negative. 1
paragraph
3. Activity: (10 pts) Describe what a 3D athlete (that you would coach) would look like. What are
the characteristics of a 3D Athlete. Visualize your athletes being 3D athletes going through a
program you coach. 2 paragraphs
4a. Resources: (10 pts) Select two of the resources below. Write a review (a couple of
paragraphs) summarizing the resource and how you would be able to use it. Submit in
assignment link.
PCA Developmental Zone: http://d3kv8ayplk3lle.cloudfront.net/sites/uploads/files/PCA_TIC.pdf
(make sure to check out the resources – PCA Principles0 on the far right including (ROOTS and
Triple Impact Competitor)
Pass It On: https://www.passiton.com/ (Links to an external site.)
Josephson Institute of Ethics: http://josephsoninstitute.org/
Character Counts: http://charactercounts.org/
Module 3
Explain how you currently use or might be able to use peer modeling. 1 paragraph
2b. Explain how you currently use or might be able to use self modeling.
1 paragraph
3. Activity: (10 points) http://www.coachwooden.com/pyramid-of-success (Links to an external
site.).
Devise your own “pyramid of Success.” On the bottom of the pyramid identify your starting five
qualities that the other qualities will be built upon. On the next layer build your mental toughness
attributes you will need for success. Next, identity the physical skills important for success in
your sport. On the next-to-top level use characteristics that others may describe how your teams
perform. Finally, what is at the top of your pyramid, in other words your ultimate standard. (2
paragraphs)
4a. Review two of the following resources. Write a review (a couple of paragraphs) on resource,
summarizing the resource and how you would be able to use it.
Positive Coaching Alliance www.positivecoach.org (Links to an external site.)
Proactive Coaching http://www.proactivecoaching.info/proactive/
Module 4
2a. Explain one strategy you currently use to build confidence. Explain one new strategy you
could implement.
2b. Explain one strategy you could use to build internal attribution.
2c. Explain one strategy you could use to build external attribution.
2d. Explain one strategy you could use to build global attribution.
2e. Explain one strategy you could use to build stable attribution.
1 page for all of these questions
3a. Resources: (10 pts) Select two of the resources below. Write a review (a couple of
paragraphs) summarizing the resource and how you would be able to use it. Submit in
assignment link.
Confidence Building: http://www.nays.org/sklive/for-coaches/confidence-building/Links to an
external site.
How To Build Athlete Confidence
http://devzone.positivecoach.org/resource/video/how-build-athlete-confidence?gclid=CjwKCAjw
87PNBRBAEiwA0XAIr9AitMTznFXf_6PqXMTm4vObsthSXL3hb-lIy4EueFeLD0jYf2AgfBoCE1c
QAvD_BwELinks to an external site.
Sports Building Confidence;
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-power-prime/201009/sports-building-confidence-part-i
Module 5: Emotions
2Why do coaches curse?
3. Activity: 25 pts total- 5 pts each question
3a. How do you gain mastery over your emotions?
3b. List your emotions that hurt your performance.
3c, List your emotions that help your performance.
3d. If you are a 2nd dimension coach, does that make you a soft coach? Explain
3e. How do coaches create the opportunity for joy to come out? What can you do in practice to
allow joy to run rampant? (1page) for all those questions
4a. Resources: (10 pts) Select two of the resources below. Write a review (a couple of
paragraphs) summarizing the resource and how you would be able to use it. Submit in
assignment link.
Become an Emotional Master Athlete
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-power-prime/201105/sports-become-emotional-mast
er-athlet Links to an external site.e
Emotion Management Training for Athletes
http://www.apadivisions.org/division-47/publications/emotion-management.pd
Module 6: Team Cohesion
What does it mean to say “The sum of the parts become greater than than individual parts.”
How does that apply to the team
What is your favorite Hollywood story about the 2nd dimension of an athlete or team that
overcame adversity with the direction of coach. Why is it your favorite? Examples care Rudy,
Miracle on Ice, Remember the Titans, or Blind Side.
3a. Explain a relational strategy you have used to help build team cohesion.
3b. . Think about a relational strategy you have not used but would like to use at some time. An
example may be the spotlight drill. Explain how you would incorporate that strategy.
( 1 page for all of those questions)
4a. Resources: (10 pts) Review the two resources below. Write a review (a couple of
paragraphs) summarizing the resource and how you would be able to use it. Submit in
assignment link.
http://www.appliedsportpsych.org/resources/resources-for-coaches/making-your-team-work/
Links to an external site.
High Performance Teams:
https://www.isixsigma.com/implementation/teams/high-performance-teams-understanding-teamcohesiveness/ (
Module 7
2a. Explain the difference between outcome, performance, process and effort goals. When
would you use each? Give examples of each. (20 pts) .
2b. What is the difference between goals and purpose? (5 pts) .
2c. Why do you coach the way you coach? (5 pts) .
2d. How does it feel to be coached by you? (5 pts) .
(1 page) 2a is the most important question
3. (20 pts) Describe your goal setting plan. How would you educate, implement and have your
athletes acquire goal planning and accomplishment skills? Include information on outcome,
performance, process and effort goals as well as the SMART principles. 1page
4a. Resources: (10 pts) Select two of the resources below. Write a review (a couple of
paragraphs) summarizing the resource and how you would be able to use it. Submit in
assignment link.
Goal setting in physical education: SettingGoalsforAchievement (1).pdf
Goal setting in sport and exercise:
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1983-30832013000200001
Process goals versus outcome goals: http://www.developgoodhabits.com/process-goals/ (Links
to an external site.)
Principles of effective goal setting:
http://www.appliedsportpsych.org/resources/resources-for-athletes/principles-of-effective-goal-setting/ (Links to an external site.)
Module 8: Heart/Why Sports/Role of Coach
2a. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not? The most influential person is our
culture is coach.
2b. What does this mean to you? “When my identity is found in sport my significance is found
in winning?” How does a coach help coach identity that goes beyond sport?
3a. What do you believe the purpose of sport is? (5 pts) .
3b. How do you coach joy? (5 pts) .
3c. What is meant by? ‘”Competition is the enemy of skill development.” (5 pts) .
3d. Using the historical definition of coach developed in the 1500’s that a coach picks athletes
up and drops them off at a better place they want to go, answer the following questions? (15
pts)
Where do you pick athletes up at?
Where do you take them?
Where do you let them off?
3e. Do you have a growth, fixed, or mixed mindset? Why? How do we coach a growth
mindset? (10 points)
(1 page)
Module 9: Love, Competition
2a. How do you define love in the context of sport? Do you demonstrate it? How?
2b. Is competition healthy or unhealthy? Explain 1 (page)
3a. How do you coach for greatness and goodness? In what areas could you improve in
coaching both?
3b. How do you coach perseverance? (1 page)
Module 10 LEGACY
2 .Funeral Topics- Writing Your Eulogy (15 points)
Base your responses on the relationships you hope to have possessed and the causes you
ideally gave yourself to during your life/career.
a. If you could write three sentences that were to be read at your funeral, what would they be?
b.In three sentences or less, what are the types of things that you hope your family and friends
will say about you at your funeral?
c. In three sentences or less, what are the types of things that you hope your former players will
say about you at your funeral?
3. List 3-4 of your core values that can act as guardrails to keep you on track to your vision.
Decide what is most important to you. Explain why you chose each one. (20 points)
How do you help athletes see a vision for their life? (10 points) 2 PAGES
Module 11
2a. Give an example of a “to” strategy.
2b. Give an example of a “through” strategy.
3. Formula for Change:(20 pts total)
Think of a change you wish to make and answer the following questions associated with the
Formula for Change
Change = Discontent x Vision x First Steps> Resistance
What change do you want to occur?
Discontent: What can you do better?
Vision: What is the preferred future worth creating?
First Steps: What do you do now? How do you go about creating that future?
Resistance: What or who will stop it, allow it, make it happen?
1 page
4. Activity: Write your transformational Purpose Statement.
Use as examples
Wes Simmons Tranformational Purpose Statement
To inspire athletes to pursue excellence in sports and in life while enjoying the journey.
Joe Ehrmann Transformational Purpose Statement
To help boys become men of empathy and intergrity who will lead, be responsible, and change
the world for good.
Be authentic: This is your personal statement. Don’t write what you think you’re supposed to
say, rather write something that you will actually use as a filter for how you run your program.
Be brief: Keep your statement to 25 words or less.
Be deliberate: What relationships matter to you the most? What is the cause you are giving
yourself to? Be structured: Make sure there is a definitive verb, target and outcome. The verb
describes how you most successfully interact with people. The target is the set of relationships
you hope to impact. The outcome is the transcendent cause you are after and should
incorporate your highest core values.
Module 13
How can you make a difference by having an accountability partner? How can an accountability
partner make a difference in your life? 1 paragraph
Activity: (10 points each, total 40 points)
3a. Describe a plan you could use to be an effective mentee to some one. You may want to
specifically indicate who might be your mentor.
3b. Describe a plan you could use to be an effective mentor to some one. You may want to
specifically indicate who might be your mentee.
3c. Relate your career/life to the learning circle described within the 3D coaching philosophy.
What have you learned int he learning circle and how has it changed you?
3d. Having been through the program of 3D coaching or through your experiences has your
trajectory changed? How?

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