Learn to Sail Coach Manual Aug 08

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Unformatted text preview: Learn to Sail Coach Coaching Manual In collaboration with © Coaching Association of Canada and the Canadian Yachting Association 2008 The National Coaching Certifcation Program is a collaborative program oF the: Government oF Canada, provincial/territorial governments, national/provincial/territorial sport Federations, and the Coaching Association oF Canada. Partners in Coach Education The programs oF this organization are Funded in part by Sport Canada. Printed in Canada i © Coaching Association of Canada and the Canadian Yachting Association 2008 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This manual was developed with the cooperation of the Canadian Yachting Association and the Coaching Associa- tion of Canada. Development Team Tracy Terry , Vice President Training, Canadian Yachting Association David Howes , Training Technical Coordinator Canadian Yachting Association Anna Mees , Coaching Association of Canada Consultant Daniel Cowan , Instructor Evaluator, Canadian Yachting Association Owen Bird , Instructor Evaluator, Canadian Yachting Association Tim Mahoney , Training Development Assistant, Canadian Yachting Association ii © Coaching Association of Canada and the Canadian Yachting Association 2008 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 1 Welcome 1 Priorities of a Sailing Coach 1 How the Learn to Sail Coach Course Works: Critical Path 2 Pathway to Coach CertiFcation 2 Required Prerequisites for the Learn to Sail Coaching Course 3 Coaching Outcomes and Criteria 3 What Materials Should Everyone Have at the Start of the Clinic? 4 2. Providing a Safe Environment ..................................................................................... 5 Safety 5 Life Jackets and Personal ¡loatation Devices 5 ¡lags and Whistles 6 Insurance 6 Coach Boat Ratio 6 Operation of Coach Boats 6 Properly Equiping a Coach Boat 7 Launching of Sailboats 8 Rescuing and Towing Sailboats 8 Righting a Turtled Sailboat 11 Special Considerations While Approaching Students Requiring Assistance 15 Possible Problems and Actions 15 Safety and Weather 16 Sources of Weather Information: Weather Maps/News 16 Clouds 17 Wind 17 Sea Breeze and Land Breeze 17 Rotating Air Masses 18 Heat and Humidity as Risk ¡actors 19 The Humidex: A Guide to Assess The Risk Of Exercising In Hot And Humid Conditions 19 Other Safety Measures To Avoid Heat Injuries 20 Cold as a Risk ¡actor 20 Safety Measures to Avoid Cold Injuries 20 Hypothermia 21 Trailering 22 iii © Coaching Association of Canada and the Canadian Yachting Association 2008 3. Preparing Your Learn to Sail Program ................................................................... 25 Plan a Learn to Sail Curriculum 25 Locate Your Teaching Tools 26 Prepare Your Learning Space 27 Create a Contingency Plan 27 Select Your Drills 27 4. Lesson Planning for On-Water Drills .........................................................................
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course PHYSICS 20339841 taught by Professor Andrews during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus.

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