The Fundamentals of Value-Based Coaching is a free online certificate course that lays the foundation for how to ethically develop players within a competitive framework. The course is based both on cutting-edge evidence-based research and practical coaching wisdom. The online format means coaches can take the course at their own pace. Here are some of the topics covered during the course:
- Ethical Player Development
- The Complete Player
- Communicating with Youth athletes
- Coaching Philosophy
- Positive Coaching Techniques
- Player Safety
- Sports Psychology
- Confidence Building
- Healthy Lifestyle/ Nutrition
- Player Discipline
- Plus Much More!
- Certificate of Completion
- Build the Complete Player
- Increase Competitiveness
- No Cost (league administrators you can implement this across your league with no financial burden)
- Online Platform- No travel required
Estimated Time of Completion: 3 hours 15 minutes
Overall Course Objectives:
- To Help Coaches Build Their Success.
- To provide coaches with the knowledge to build positive character in their players.
- To inspire coaches to constantly strive to build their coaching knowledge base.
- To promote values-based coaching.
- Build an athlete-centered coaching philosophy.
Introduction & Aim of an Ethical Youth Coach
- To Introduce the Fundamentals of Value-Based Coaching Online Course.
- To explain why building character is important in youth sports.
- To provide background on the development of the Center for Ethical Youth Coaching.
- Aim of Ethical Youth Coach
- Discuss good and bad qualities of a youth coach.
- Learn about the complete player.
- Discuss the goal of the EYC model.
- Identify the four key player values.
- To learn the positive coach check list.
- To learn strategies for positive communication and how to avoid the “negative coaching cycle”.
- How to handle challenges to your positive coaching.
The Ethical Youth Coach
- Laying the foundation for your coaching style.
- Describe the Ethical Youth Coach Checklist.
- Discuss the negatives of sports gambling.