This course provides basic knowledge and skills in the use and development of sport-specific coaching methods and skills. New York State high school rules and regulations, teaching methods, performance skills, organization and management of practice sessions, and conditioning are explored. An internship in a specific sport under the supervision of a master coach or athletic trainer and seminar sessions in inter-school athletic history are required. This is one of three mandatory courses required by the New York State Education Department to become permanently certified to coach high school athletics. Prerequisite: CO231 Philosophy, Principles & Organization of Athletics in Education.