This course is ideal for those coaching, or wishing to coach,individual athletes or sports teams. Students will learn about the key stages of athlete learning, the theories behind athlete learning and how to plan, deliver, adapt and evaluate an effective coaching session. The course is delivered through a range of practical and theory sessions.
It can also include the industry standard qualifications “Equity in your Coaching” and “Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport” (Sports Coach UK). All you have to do is pay for the resources from Sports Coach UK (£14.99 and £8.99 respectively).
- The role of the coach/leader
- Modification and Inclusive coaching
- Coaching styles
- Coaching responsibilities and safeguarding children
- Reflection and Evaluation
- Stages of Learning
- Theories of Learning
Funding Available If you are employed within a private sector business and do not already have a similar qualification at this level it is likely that due to current funding you will only have to pay half price.
Students Feedback “Although an experienced coach, I do not have an academic background in sports science. This course has enabled me to meet with coaches from other sports and has given me the knowledge to develop my own coaching skills and programmes for my club.”
Assessment Method 100% coursework
Progression You could study another single topic SUCCESS course or attain a Certificate in Professional development by completing any three modules of your choice. You could also progress to FdSc Sports Coaching
Additional Information This course is a module from a Foundation Degree at Truro and Penwith College. It is 20 credit module at Level 4 accredited by Plymouth University.