• How to manage a sport specific, well organised, systematic training program
  • About developing and maintaining a level of physical conditioning to achieve optimal sporting performance
  • Strategies for setting goals and outlining ways in which these can be achieved
  • How basic physical, psychological and social factors influence sporting performance
  • About current trends in sports nutrition and hydration
  • How various recovery methods affect performance
  • Strategies to reduce the incidence of injury and how to manage injuries
  • Methods of sport-specific conditioning (physical preparation and recovery)
  • How to evaluate and review personal performance
  • To choose, discuss, evaluate and apply a range of current high performance sport education information and resources shared through group tutorials.
  • Participate in a personal/ training group conditioning and/or recovery program
  • Choose and use a suitable testing battery to regularly monitor improvement and my personal athlete profile
  • Evaluate some video footage of high performance athletes and have a group discussion
  • Trial various experiences that support the work done with your specialist coach e.g. massage, pool based recovery or rehabilitation, strength training, plyometrics and visualisation 2021 STUDENT GUIDE HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 322020 STUDENT GUIDE FOR YEARS 11 AND 12
  • Do sport specific training under the direction of a suitable coach
  • Review and reflect on journal entries and look for patterns in performance and training to develop a personalised plan in keeping with my profile, season and progress.
  • Has a high work ethic and commitment to developing their personal potential
  • Is aiming to develop their personal attributes as an athlete and are willing to apply themselves in their chosen sport
  • Wants to work with their teacher and a coach on developing their personal program.

Course Overview

You have

  • ‘C’ in Year 10 Australian Curriculum HPE.
  • To play in a recognised sporting competition in the year of undertaking the course.

TASC course

Athlete Development 2

May lead to

  • Ongoing study in the areas of physical education, sport science, health studies, human movement, exercise science and personal training
  • A range of roles in the fitness, sport and recreation industry and involvement as a volunteer in sport.