Introductory is beginning at the start and laying out the basic aspects (Principles) to what one does.
And this has been the hardest thing over the years for sport, for when one thinks about it, organized sport in the modern era has only really been around for just over 120 years, which in realistic terms, isn’t that long.
And over the last 20 to 25 years, people have been trying to put together coaching courses, and normally people at the elite level have been trying to put together courses for people working at the grass roots level, and what ultimately happens, we overwhelm people with too much information, and only pieces of the puzzle.
We will all have our own ideas and aspects about what we think are best and important though how about the following three simple things as an introductory to the art that is coaching sport.
Core Skills & Techniques
Putting together and running a practice/training session
And once this Introductory aspect of coaching sports is put together, then we can begin to explore other aspects of the coaching experience, and begin expanding upon the knowledge and concepts learnt.
As we advance up the coaching ladder, it becomes very easy to forget what we once didn’t know and what people who’ve never coached before really need to know to get them started