Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome

    • Welcome from the Coaches Committee

    • Setting the Pace part 1

    • Setting the Pace part 2

    • History of USMS

  • 2

    Chapter 1 Coaching Basics

    • Traits of a Successful Masters Coach part 1

    • Traits of a Successful Masters Coach part 2

    • Chapter 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 2 Understanding the Adult Learner

    • The Adult Learner

    • Working with Adults

    • Breaking Down Learning Obstacles part 1

    • Breaking Down Learning Obstacles part 2

    • Recognizing Fears and Concerns

    • USMS Brand Video

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Coaching Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers

    • Enhancing your Masters Program

    • Strong Points and Challenges

    • What Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers Desire From You

    • Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker

    • Breaking Down Barriers

    • Handling the Multi-sport Plan

    • Dynamic Training for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Writing Workouts

    • Workout Theory part 1

    • Workout Theory part 2

    • The Importance of Goals

    • Energy Systems part 1

    • Energy Systems part 2

    • Test Sets

    • USMS Online Workout Library

    • Chapter 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Basic Business Practices and Marketing

    • Traits of a Successful Masters Program

    • Marketing Strategy

    • Program Recruitment

    • Advertising

    • Chapter 5 Quiz

  • 7

    Safety and Risk Management

    • Safety Factors

    • Insurance Coverage

    • Chapter 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Diversity and Inclusion

    • Celebrating Diversity in Our Masters Programs

    • Jeff Commings

    • Chapter 7 Quiz