Global Teaching Excellence

Online Event
09/01/2023 18:53

ICSSPE and the World Association for Sport Management (WASM) have joined together to launch Global Teaching Excellence (GTE), an initiative aimed at people who are passionate about learning and teaching. Designed to enhance best practice within the sport and physical activity discipline, GTE will provide a series of open online events throughout the year to discuss, learn and understand all aspects of teaching excellence. The extensive network of both organisations allows the unique opportunity to discuss and learn best practice initiatives from across the globe. The online events are free to attend, and anyone interested in learning and teaching within sport and physical activity and with a passion for teaching excellence should attend.


Teaching Sports: from theory to practice or from practice to theory


The next event of GTE will take place on: Friday 14th April 2023 from 14h00-15h00 (CEST)

Please click on the link to register for the event:

Deadline for registration is 12th April 2023


Chair: Professor Mickey Scheinowitz, ICSSPE Development Committee member and Tel Aviv University, Israel

Panel Members: Professor Darlene Kluka, Emeritus, Barry University, Florida

Professor Tim Baghurst, Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, Florida State University

Professor Ronny Lidor, Academic College at the Wingate Institute, Israel


Panel Discussion: How to teach sport? From theory to practice OR from practice to theory? Different perspectives and expert views


Professor Mickey Scheinowitz (IL) is a Full Professor at Tel Aviv University. Mickey is involved with teaching and research in Cardiovascular and Exercise Physiology for undergraduates and graduate students for the past 25 years. Prof. Scheinowitz was also the chair of the department of Physical Education and Sports at Bar Ilan University and the Head of Siim - College for Coaches. Mickey integrates applied research from theory and lab work to applied human and athlete performance.


Professor Darlene Kluka (US) holds two doctoral degrees: one in motor behavior from Texas Woman’s University (Ph D), the other in sport management from the University of Pretoria, South Africa (D Phil). She is currently a Research Associate in the Department of Humanities Education at the University of Pretoria. Prior to this, she served as Dean and Full Professor of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences at Barry University. Her research interests include women and sport as well as sport governance and has taught physical education and coached volleyball and softball at high school and university levels. She is a charter member of the USA Volleyball Sports Medicine and Performance Commission and has been inducted into the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame for educational contributions. She has been President of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport as well as the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women and has been in Involved in the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education leadership for 25 years. Kluka has published numerous articles and book chapters on the intersection of sport coaching and sport science.


Professor Timothy Baghurst (US) is Full Professor and the Director of FSU COACH: Interdisciplinary Center of Athletic Coaching at Florida State University. With a multidisciplinary background across sports sciences, he has been published widely and extensively. Most recently, his interests include coaching ethics, stress and burnout, and coach mentoring and leadership. He is also the Head Coach of the USA Racquetball Junior National Team.


Professor Ronnie Lidor (IL) is Full Professor of Motor Behavior. He was the Director of the Academic College at Wingate, Wingate Institute (Israel) (2010-2022). His main areas of research are skill acquisition, cognitive and learning strategies, talent detection and early development in sport, and sport for development. Dr. Lidor has published articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, book chapters, and proceedings chapters in his areas of research (in English and Hebrew). In addition, he wrote and edited several books. He is a member of several editorial boards in sport psychology journals. Between the years 2001-2009, he served as the Secretary General of the International Society of Sport Psychology. A former basketball coach, Dr. Lidor has provided psychological consultation to young and adult elite basketball players. He focuses mainly on attentional techniques used before the execution of free-throw shots.


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