Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the participant to coaching a variety of track and field events. It is developed for both the track and field coach as well as the physical education teacher. It will assist in introducing track and field to students in physical education classes as well as training track and field athletes to perform at a higher level. The course addresses proper training, technique and event specific drills which will enhance student/athlete performance. The course allows participants to develop, implement, review and evaluate various training methodology for specific track and field events.

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Section Title
Coaching Track and Field
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (4 units) $340.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Coaching Track and Field Successfully by Mark Guthrie. Human Kinetics. ISBN: 9780736042741.
Section Notes

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 3 days of enrollment will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawal requests submitted within 21 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. No refunds will be given after 21 days, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the end date of the course. Please return all course materials you have received. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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