Understanding Performers: Psychological Perspectives
This module provides students with an in-depth examination of key psychological concepts useful for coaches to assist them in understanding performers and enhancing performance.
A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. You must also have five years' appropriate work experience in coaching, and evidence of successful completion of sport-specific coaching qualifications is expected.
By the end of the module students will have had the opportunity to:
- Critically appraise the use of psychological concepts to understand participants and performers within personal coaching practice.
- Construct, implement, and evaluate psychology-informed practice.
Delivery and assessment
The module is delivered entirely online through pre-recorded presentations, learning materials, asynchronous discussion and tutorials.
Typically, individuals who apply for a Sport Performance Coaching CPD module will already be employed in
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