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Middle School Sports

Middle School Sports

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Middle School Sports

Students ranging from 10 to 15 years old have a wide range of natural abilities, learned skills and physical development. This course, based on the book Clearing the Hurdles: Issues and Answers in Middle School Sports by C. Kenneth McEwin and John Swaim, provides education to coaches and administrators that recognizes middle school sports should be developmentally appropriate for young adolescents.

Course Outline

National Certification

The NFHS Coach Certification Program is a national professional credential offered to individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level.

NFHS Core Courses

Fundamentals of Coaching and First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches provide coaches with content from all eight domains contained in the National Standards for Sport Coaches (NASPE 2006). These two courses form the foundation from which all elective courses and sport-specific courses are developed. Core courses should be completed first to give the coach a better understanding of elective and sport-specific courses.

Fundamentals of Coaching

Positive Parenting within School Programs