To explore formal ASA coach education and its relation to the realities of coaching
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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In an attempt to better understand the effectiveness coach education possesses in the modern day coaching environment, the study was to find how real the UKCC swimming level one and level two teaching aquatic’s qualifications were in relation to the coaches realities of their practice. Four semi structured interviews were used consisting of two level one coaches and two level two coaches both male and female. Coaches highlighted the importance of informal learning, and learning through the use of observation, however showed the UKCC not adequately providing these necessary experiential tools to help develop the coaches through coach education and CPD in relation to their practical realities.
DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) SPORT COACHING 2013-4
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