Sports Coaching and Leadership

Deakin University

Course details

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Get ready to explore a range of sports psychology concepts and discover the value of using motivational strategies and insights to improve your sports leadership skills, in-turn becoming a more effective, successful coach.

Coaching skills have become increasingly sought after for improving team and individual training.

On this micro credential, you’ll be empowered to become a confident and inspirational sports coach.

Using the international coaching experience of business and elite sports coach, Paddy Upton, you’ll explore concepts from sports psychology, coaching, and leadership that can be applied to teams in a number of contexts.

You’ll discover the value of using motivational strategies and insights to improve your sports leadership skills and become a more effective, successful coach.

What skills will you learn?

Leadership

Servant Leadership

Culture Building

Player-centered Coaching

Self-coaching

Psychology of leadership

Sports leadership

Sports-management

Values-based coaching

What you will achieve

By the end of the micro credential, you’ll be able to...

Investigate the impact of a coach- or player-centered approach on player development and performance and apply those principles in practice

Recognize the changing landscape of coaching/leadership and apply innovative approaches to coaching that move beyond instructing

Investigate the role successful coach’s play in developing a positive and cohesive team culture and apply this in practice

Analyze the difference between the thinking and the instinctive brain and evaluate how their separate functions impact key moments when applying frameworks and strategies for coaching the mental game

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Cost: 1,279 Expected Oct 2023 10 weeks
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

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Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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