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The Coach’s Eye - The coach’s analysis of sporting techniques and skills Short Course

The Coach’s Eye - The coach’s analysis of sporting techniques and skills Short Course
Some basic theoretical models will be introduced to provide a framework by which to assess technical performance. You’ll have the opportunity to use technical analysis software to analyse discrete sporting actions. The following analysis software during this workshop will include: Kinovea, Quintic and Dartfish.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

One Evening

School:

School of Sport and Wellbeing

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

11th November 2014 6.30pm - 9pm & 11th May 2015 6.30pm - 9pm

Entry Requirements:
 

Course Content

Course Outline:
This workshop will introduce some basic concepts and methods relating to the analysis of technical skills. Some basic theoretical models will be introduced to provide a framework by which to assess technical performance. You will have the opportunity to use technical analysis software to analyse discrete sporting actions. The following analysis software during this workshop will include: Kinovea, Quintic and Dartfish.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

This course will be taught by experienced lectures in a friendly environment at the University of Central Lancashire's Preston campus.

Academic Expertise

Facilitator: Craig Wright, Course Leader MA sports coaching / School lead for coaching analysis. Carl Cunningham, Demonstrator in coaching analysis and head analyst for Wales Women’s National Squad.

Learning outcome & aims

Workshop objectives:

• Apply models which can assist in the assessment of discrete sporting techniques and sporting actions.

• Practice using coach focused technique analysis software including Quintic, Dartfish and Knovea software.

• Consider how a coach might enhance his feedback when dealing with technical skills.

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Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

The cost for this course is £30.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

Please email SSTOCPD@uclan.ac.uk for more information.

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk