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KINESIOLOGY—ATHLETIC COACHING (HCA)

Professor Matthew Curtner-Smith, Chairperson
Office: 106 Moore Hall

HCA 106 Teaching Beginning Golf. One hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in a basic game of golf.

HCA 107 Teaching Intermediate Golf. One hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate at an intermediate level in the game of golf.

HCA 261 Sports Techniques/Fitness. Two hours.

This course designed to familiarize students with current techniques in strength training and physical conditioning. Emphasis is given to the organization and implementation of fitness programs.

HCA 262 Advanced Sports Techniques/Fitness. Two hours.

This course designed to familiarize students with current techniques in strength training and physical conditioning.

HCA 295 Workshop in Athletic Coaching Education. Three hours

This flexible and concentrated course allows for focus on selected aspects of coaching.

Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA to enroll in any of the following 300- and 400-level courses.

HCA 305 Coaching Softball. Three hours

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach the game of softball.

HCA 312 Coaching Gymnastics. Two hours.

The course is designed to introduce the student to the complex skills of coaching gymnastics and to acquaint the student with various duties and responsibilities related to coaching.

HCA 350 Mental Aspects of Coaching. Three hours.

This course is designed to introduce students to the psychology of coaching.

HCA 365 Training Champion Athletes. One hour.

The course is designed to introduce the student to methods used to develop and train high-level athletes.

HCA 368 Coaching Tennis. Two hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach the game of tennis.

HCA 370 Coaching Soccer. Two hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach the game of soccer.

HCA 380 Coaching Swimming. Two hours.

This course is designed to qualify a student trained in Basic Aquatic Education to attain competency as a coach or instructor of competitive swimming and diving, and also in basic principles of swimming pool operation and management.

HCA 381 Coaching Football. Three hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach football.

HCA 382 Coaching Basketball. Three hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach the game of basketball.

HCA 383 Coaching Baseball. Three hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach the game of baseball.

HCA 384 Coaching Track and Field. Three hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach track and field events.

HCA 387 Coaching Volleyball. Three hours.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to coach the game of volleyball.

HCA 390 Sports Workshop. One to six hours.

This course is designed to provide practicing physical education teachers with updated skills and knowledge pertaining to coaching school sports.

HCA 420 Issues in Athletics Coaching. Three hours.

This course is designed to examine current issues, controversies, trends, and problems in the field of coaching.

HCA 488 Clinical Experience in Coaching. One to six hours.

This internship is designed to provide students with the opportunity to get practical experience in coaching within a supervised environment.

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