Describe how you would organize daily practice for the offsea
son. Incorporate the XYZ situation into the six steps of instructional planning discussed in Chapter 9. Be sure to use your own words when defining how you would execute each step of the process in order to develop XYZ into a successful program. Please click here for some good insight by Bill Parcells on the process of turning an organization around.
Create a unique 10 slide PowerPoint (not including the title page or sources) on how you would organize your offseason. Must include at least 4 sources. I encourage the use of pictures and videos within your assignment. In addition, animation and voice to demonstrate specific techniques, tactics, and other aspects are recomended
As with building a puzzle, using a systematic approach can help you put together your season plan. After you have articulated your philosophy, you can begin planning for the season ahead by following a simple six-step procedure called “Six Steps to Instructional Planning”: Step 1: Identify the skills that your athletes need Step 2: Know your athletes Step 3: Analyze your situation Step 4: Establish priorities Step 5: Select the methods for teaching Step 6: Plan practices *Reprinted, by permission, from R. Martens, 2004, Successful Coaching, 3rd Ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 237.
Step 1: Identify the Skills That Your Athletes Need
The first step in organizing the season plan is to identify the specific skills that the athletes must be able to execute for the team to be successful, as shown in column one of figure 9.1. This list of skills is based on the technical and tactical skills in this book as well as the information on communication and physical, character and mental skills from Successful Coaching, Third Edition. In the following steps, you will be examining the list of skills and adding others if necessary. Step 4 of the planning process will then explain further how you can put this list to work for yourself.