Dennis Janzen

ATH 913 – Plyometric Training for Sport

Plyometrics refers to exercise that enables a muscle to reach maximal strength in as short a time as possible. Such exercises usually involve some form of jumping, but other modes of exercise exist. This course is designed to teach the high school coach or teacher how plyometric training works, why they are used, and how to integrate them into a complete training program.

ATH 930 – Applied Sport Psychology for Coaches

How can we better teach and develop mental toughness in our athletes? What really allows people to overcome their fear of failure? How can a coach create an environment in which the drive to succeed is greater than the fear of failure? This course presents several varied applied activities that can inspire and motivate coaches and their students or athletes toward achievement levels that they may not have felt possible.

ATH 940 – Coaching Volleyball

This online course covers the tactical and technical skills necessary for the successful teaching and coaching of competitive volleyball. You will learn to effectively design practice, in-season, off-season plans, and game plans in ways to optimize learning. The course is suitable for high school coaches, serious club coaches, college and university undergraduate students, and advanced coaches at the youth level.

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