Students should write a 3,500 word report outlining a 6 week long medium term plan for one of the following sport types, for participants at the intermediate stage of development .
Over the net and wall
Striking and fielding
Your report should include the following sections
An Introduction. A brief outline of the structure of the report which includes the purpose of the medium term plan.
What are the main performance problems for the age and stage of participants that your medium term plan is designed? Explain briefly how your mental model for the sport attempts to address these performance problems for their group of participants.
Two or at most three learning outcomes that meet Baume’s ( ) criteria for good learning outcomes. The learning outcomes should address one or more of the performance problems presented in the previous section. Remember also that your learning outcomes are for a medium term plan and may only be achieved towards the end of the 12 sessions in the plan.
Present three to four core learning activities that would feature prominently in the medium term plan. These could include a small sided adapted game, a specific technical practice, physical development activities. Explain also how the core activities also support psycho-social intervention.
Clearly indicate how these core activities address the learning outcomes of the plan. If appropriate present in diagram form, the main practice structure of that activity and explain the main supporting coaching behaviours