NCEA L3 Sport Studies A

SPS3A
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. McMurtrie

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning required for this course


This course is suited to students who are passionate about sport. Whether it be participating in sport and sports coaching or developing leadership, communication and organisational skills through a sporting lens, this could be the course for you. 

Our major focus in semester A is sports coaching which we develop through a mixture of theory based lessons and practical application of coaching skills. We discuss and analyze other coaches, learn from each other and have a go ourselves. The class will progress from teaching a 20min quick skill session to coaching a group in a sport of your choice for a full session. 

We complete unit standards based around the skills of coaching

-Teach a simple skill

-Run a rec lesson

-Plan and run a full coaching session



Course Overview

Semester A
We complete unit standards based around the skills of coaching
-Teach a simple skill
-Run a rec lesson
-Plan and run a full coaching session

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 3, Physical & Health Education - Akoranga Koiri



Pathway

NCEA L3 Sport Studies B

This course leads perfectly into the Sport Studies 300 semester B course. Also a good pathway into Physical Education 300 semester B and Outdoor Education 300 semester B.

Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Flooring Installer, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Sports Coach/Official, Driller, Fencer, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Model, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Parking Officer, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Secondary School Teacher