Learn how to better organize and operate a swimming program, and become a more effective coach at prescribing daily and weekly training programs. The Teaching/Coaching Swimming course presents both fundamental and advanced principles in a format that is appropriate for all levels of swimmers, from the beginner to the most seasoned veteran. The course participant will be exposed to a wide variety of teaching and coaching methods. The student will also learn training principles, racing strategies and aquatic safety. The student will be able to develop his/her own philosophy regarding the implementation and the oversight of a swimming program whether it is instructive, recreational, or competitive. Course objectives are modeled after standards-based learning objectives for teachers and for coaches as outlined by the Society of Health and Physical Education (SHAPE America) and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). The required textbook is available new and used through Amazon.com.