About the course:
This higher certificate coaching science programme is ideal for those wanting to take sport coaching as a career path towards becoming an international sport coaching professional. Sport coaching can be used in various fields for children, adolescents and adults, emerging and talented athletes or high-performance elite performers in sport.
This programme has been designed to coach sport to children and graduates who would be able to work with experienced sport coaches, according to the requirements of their sport code and school or sports club.
This one-year programme will enable you to apply principles of exercise science, including screening, assessment, and fitness testing, and design relevant training programmes for sport. You will be exposed to various methods and techniques to improve sport conditioning, sharpen form, and enhance sport skills.
As a coach, you will motivate and encourage individuals and teams, and learn how to have a positive influence on people’s life-long engagement in physical activity and sport. You will understand the various stages of a child’s development and will learn how to identify talent and apply your knowledge, leadership skills, and emotional intelligence to support and motivate young athletes to become the best they can be.
Finally, this programme will help you to become an inspiring role model for many, because of your ability to lead a range of coaching activities, on the field or adapting to different contexts, including online sport coaching. We will also equip you with the skills to start your own successful business!