Sports Coaching

Sports Coaches frequently work with teams as well as individuals, fluctuating from qualified sports people to community teams or school groups. They usually recommend exercise programmes such as diets, sleep arrangements and mental stimulus. The course covers training and how to examine results and performances.

Introduction to sports coaching
Sports development: coaching in context
Coaching knowledge and learning to coach
The coaching process
Coaching pedagogy
Sociology for coaches
Anatomy and physiology for coaches
Psychology for coaches
Understanding special populations in coaching
Coaching young performers
Nutrition, exercise and lifestyle management
Analysis of sports performance
Coaches and athlete preparation: training and monitoring
Ethics and good practice

Sports,Leisure and Recreation