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SGCoach Integrated Programme for Swimming (IPS)

Welcome to the SSA's new SG Coach (IPS). It is with delight that we would like to invite you to start your Swimming Teacher's Journey with us today.

 

The course is now divided into 2 portions, Online modules, and Classroom Modules. There is a total of 10 Online modules and 8 Classroom Modules. For those who already have completed your SG Coach Theory Level 1, you are exempted on some modules. 

 

Each of the Online modules has a quiz component that will require you to complete and pass at 100%. The quiz is administered via the Edmodo platform and you are given UNLIMITED attempts to pass it. Access to the Edmodo Quiz link will be sent out weekly on Friday and reattempted to of quiz to be given the following Monday. (You can assess Edmodo via the link at the bottom of the page) 

 

Following the completion of your quiz, it will take 2-3 working days for SSA office to confirm. After which you will be allowed to book your Classroom session for that corresponding module.

 

Upon completion of all your modules, you will be required to complete a series of attachment before receiving your letter of completion. 

Online Modules

 

Coaching Philosophy & Practices

§   Articulate your coaching beliefs and philosophy

§   Identify qualities of a good instructor / coach 

§   Describe appropriate behaviours of a coach

§   Values & Principles in Sport 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Coaching Philosophy & Practices

Yes

Swimming Rules

§  Know and understand the rules in swimming – FINA Rules

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

No Classroom

No

Anti-Doping

§  Understand the values behind anti-doping and adopting a decision-making approach when faced with challenges 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

No Classroom

Yes

Theories Influencing Coaching Practices

§  To understand the Long-Term Athlete Development Model

§  Understand the Growth and Development in children

§  Understanding physical literacy and its implications towards development of an athlete

§  Understand the factors that influence learning

§  Sports Science Support – Nutrition, Physiology, Psychology

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Linking Theory & Practice – The Reflective Coach 

Yes

Hydrodynamics in Swimming

§  List and define for laws of motion

§  Define and explain the three types of drag forces

§  Understanding mechanics of different swimming strokes

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Hydrodynamics in Swimming &

Coaching Swimming

No

Planning & Organisation

§  Identify the importance of session and seasonal plans

§  Overview of a season plan 

§  List the considerations of a self-evaluation  questionnaire and how to use it and reflect on your own coaching 

§  Recognise factors that influence planning 

§  Principles of class organization

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Planning & Organisationa

Yes

Coaching Methods and Strategies

§  Understand the factors that influence learning

§  Identify the different stages of learning

§  Identify and incorporate the four elements of learning into training programs

§  Describe the communication model and process in the context of coaching 

§  Knowledge on giving constructive feedback on athletes 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Coaching Methods and Strategies

No

Building Positive Culture in my Sport

§  Describe Tuckman’s stages of group development

§  Identify the characteristics of a team

§  Describe Hackman’s Five Factors Model

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Building Positive Culture in my Sport

Yes

Risk Assessment & Management in Swimming

§  Understand what risk assessment is and why it is important 

§  Describe the three steps of risk assessment 

§  Describe the safety framework for schools’ sports coaches 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

Risk Assessment & Management in Sport

No

Sport Development Systems 

§  Identify the layers of the sports development continuum and motivations and intentions of different target audience at each layer

§  Name key organisations and their programmes (local and international) and the roles they play in the sports development continuum 

§  Relevance and impact of the environment to coaching practice 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Classroom Module

No Classroom Module

Yes

Classroom Modules

 

Coaching Philosophy & Practices

§  Establish, articulate and demonstrate your coaching beliefs and philosophy

§  Establish, articulate and demonstrate standards in coaching

§  Identify qualities of a good instructor / coach

§  Describe appropriate behaviours of a coach

§  Values & Principles in Sport - Incorporate the teaching of values in coaching 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Coaching Philosophy & Practices

Yes

Linking Theory & Practice –
The Reflective Coach

§  The Theory-Practice Link in Coaching

§  Develop and implement physical literacy into coaching structure

§  To assess and develop the fundamental motor skills required for sports

§  List the considerations of a self-evaluation questionnaire and how to use it and reflect on your own coaching 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Theories Influencing Coaching Practices

Yes

Hydrodynamics in Swimming

§  Understanding mechanics of different swimming strokes 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Hydrodynamics in Swimming

No

Coaching Swimming

§  To understand the Long-Term Athlete Development Model

§  Understand the Growth and Development in children

§  Understanding physical literacy and its implications towards development of an athlete

§  Understand the factors that influence learning

§  Sports Science Support – Nutrition, Physiology, Psychology

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Hydrodynamics in Swimming

No

Planning & Organisation

§  Identify the importance of session and seasonal plans 

§  Overview of a season plan 

§  Recognise factors that influence planning 

§  Application of Instructional strategies & methods

§  Principles of class organization

§  Apply Long Term Athlete Development in the training plans

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Planning & Organisation

Yes

Coaching Methods and Strategies

§  Apply the factors that influence learning in coaching

§  Incorporate the four elements of learning into training programs  

§  Develop and Implement Coaching delivery methods 

§  Design and deliver a single session plan 

§  Apply constructive feedback in coaching 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Coaching Methods and Strategies

No

Building Positive Culture in my Sport

§  Develop communication strategies for parents/employers and officials

§  Apply Hackman’s Five Factors Model in sports group management 

§  Communicating goals and simple targets to athletes

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Building Positive Culture in Sport

Yes

Risk Assessment & Management in Sport

§  Apply risk assessment in swimming 

§  Develop a risk management plan for swimming

§  Develop a safe aquatic environment 

Exempted for SG-Coach Lvl Theory

Corresponding Online Module

Risk Assessment & Management in Swimming

No