Who is this course for:
• Sports coaches
• Sports mentors
• Sports managers
• Coaches or managers who have responsibility for ensuring that performance standards are achieved.
The aim of the course is to introduce participants to the basic knowledge and practical skills related to planning, designing, developing, delivering and evaluating sports coaching interventions.
This course focuses on performance improvement in the field of sport. The emphasis is on the skills and knowledge required in face-to-face coaching with individuals when addressing performance issues. The course considers the principles and theories that underpin performance improvement in sports coaching, and focuses on the behaviours and attitudes that coaches need. You will study the competencies and characteristics needed for effective coaching to help you improve your coaching style and build individual motivation to excellent performance.