6Expected OutcomesThe expected outcomes of the session will include our aims and objectives.Remember, that our AIM is the overall goal that we want to achieve by the end of the session. For example, ‘I want everyone able to throw a ball by the end of the session’.Our OBJECTIVES are the steps that are outlined to achieve the AIM. For example, ‘In order to everyone to be able to throw a ball I must demonstrate and explain the correct technique and give them practices to help them develop this skill’.
7ResourcesEquipment – Sport sessions can be restricted by the amount and type of equipment available.Time – The sports leader should plan to make the best use of the time available.Facilities – The session plan will also be based on what facilities are available for the session.
8Physical Activity readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) Medical NeedsPhysical Activity readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)(click on the above link to see a PAR-Q Form)It is important to assess the medical needs of our participants.This is important in order to ensure that all participants are able to complete the activities involved in the session.It is important to check for things such as:Current InjuryPrevious InjuryPrevious OperationsAsthmaPregnancyPrevious experience of chest or joint pains
10This refers to the structure of the sport activity session. SequenceThis refers to the structure of the sport activity session.The session usually follows a specific sequence:Warm UpSkill IntroductionMain Body (consisting of)Development ExerciseConditioned GamesCool Down/Evaluation
12Session PlannerClick the link below to see an example of a session plan for football.Example of a Session Plan for Footballò
13Your Session PlannerNow complete a session plan of your own for a sport and skill of your choice…Make sure that you complete ALL sections of the Session Planner.Click on the link below for your blank Session PlannerSession Plan Sheetò
15EvaluationThere are a number of factors that the sports leader should consider when planning a sports activity session.These include the participants, the session sequence, the facilities/equipment/time available, and the expected outcomes of the session.A sports activity session will follow a specific sequence. This follows introduction, skill development activity, conditioned game, competition, cool down/evaluation.Next session we will look at how to review and evaluate our sports activities sessions.