This course will develop an overall understanding of the various coaching competencies needed as a strength and conditioning coach to prepare teams at all levels for performance in Gaelic Games.
Module Overview This module presents a general insight to the concept of physical fitness, conditioning and training as they apply to the preparation and conditioning for performance for sport at all levels. It examines the Key Elements of Fitness and the Principles of Training as they relate to coaching and fitness for sport in general. NOTE: This is a common module for all students undertaking this course. So all students will study module DSC11. Module Summary The module starts with two general topics presenting a quick overview of the history of the Olympics in general and of Sport in particular. It further examines […]
This module examines the theory and practice of warm-up, coll-down and flexibility development and how they apply to preparation and performance in sport.
This module is designed to present a fresh approach to coaching individual athletes and teams in endurance development for sports in general.
This module examines the development of speed and agility training for sports in general.
Module Summary This module is designed to give participating students an overall understanding of strength and power training and how they apply to the preparation and training of athletes, players and teams for sports in general. It also outlines how to design and implement a general strength and power training programme for sport. Module Topics The following topics are covered in this course: Introduction to the Course Brief History of Strength Training The Function of Strength Training Types of Strength Training Principles of Strength Training Strength Training and Sport Strength Training and the Young Player Strength Training Ideas – Childhood […]
This module is designed in two sections – a) sport specific section and B) common study section Section A Gaelic Games Physical Demands of Gaelic Games Physical Demands of Football Physical Demands of Hurling/Camogie Physical Fitness Demands – conclusion Physical Fitness Indicators for Gaelic Games Needs of the players in Gaelic games Rugby/Soccer/Hockey Physical Demands of the Specific Sport (introduction) Physical Demands of the Sport (research) Physical Fitness Demands of the Sport – conclusion Physical Fitness Indicators for each sport Needs of the players in the Specific Sport Section B – Common Topics The following modules will be covered: Multi-Sprint […]
Module Overview This module content introduces coaches to sport nutrition in general and how to apply it to assisting individual athletes and team players get the best out of their training programmes and performances. The content of the module is basic yet wonderfully informative to coaches at all levels of sports. Sports nutrition is seen as an important factor in determining optimal sports performance. We work on the assumption that an inadequate diet can prevent athletes and players from reaching their true potential. The module looks at ways in which athletes can eat to gain strength or eat and train to reduce weight […]
Module Overview This module content introduces the sports coach to fitness testing in general and how to apply it to assessing individual athletes and team players and their progress over the duration of a well-planned training programmes. The purpose of this module unit is to introduce coaches to the concepts of fitness testing and how design and administer a series of fitness tests applicable to the physical demands of their own sports. It is paramount that the coaches develop the skills and experience which will allow them to carry out fitness tests on their athletes/players. For this reason the module […]
Course Overview This module content introduces coaches to planning and periodisation of training in general and how to apply it to one’s chosen sport. The module content aims to make the coach aware that appropriate programming is necessary for improving performance but it is also essential for reducing the risk of injury to the athletes/players in general. We examine the physiological and scientific basis, background and rationale for periodisation. This includes the objectives that are necessary for producing a yearly plan, the over-training syndrome and how it can assist the development of the young player. It must be accepted that an […]
Become an expert in conditioning, training and coaching juvenile teams, players or athletes. The Course in General This is a special Premier Sports College online course of interest to all managers, coaches, teachers or interested parents. In fact it is a series of interesting courses which are dedicated to developing the essential and critical knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Strength and Conditioning development as it applies to coaching and working with Juvenile athletes, players or teams (6 to 12 years of age). Each course can be seen as part of the coach education process in coaching young athletes or players but […]
Objective of the Course To make coaches aware of the duties and coaching skills of a strength and conditioning coach working with juveniles. Course Content This course is critical to an aspiring expert in juvenile coaching as it presents all the background information needed by the coach on the young player. Initially it is important to understand the term strength and conditioning. While the term itself is in world-wide use it is not really appropriate for the work carried out with adult athletes, players and teams it is even more inappropriate for use the world of juvenile coaching and training. The work […]
Objective of the Course The main objectives of this course is to make coaches aware of the the development milestones that athletes or player go through growing from 6 to 12 year old. It aims to ensure that coach understands the physical, cognitive (mental), social and emotional development pathways of the child and how these issues can affect each child’s love for and participation in sport. Course Content This course is a course presenting more critical information to an aspiring expert in juvenile coaching as it presents all the background information on the physical, cognitive, social and emotion development of the children needed by the […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: that skill is the most important ingredient in sports performance for adults and how this impacts on how to coach juveniles is conversant with the type and range of skills that are critical in the overall development of juvenile athletes and players the emphasis that needs to be placed on basic coordination, function, and motor skill coaching and training for 6 to 12 year olds Course Content Skill is the most important component of fitness in most sports. This course examines the […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: the concept of speed and agility training as it applies to those in the 6 to 12 age categories is conversant with the speed training methods that should be used with children the emphasis that needs to be place on the skills and exercises that lay the foundation for future speed development Course Content This course examines the important issue of theory and practice of speed and agility training as it relates to coaching juvenile athletes and players. After skill, speed must be seen […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: the importance of fundamental motor skill (FMS) development for the 6 to 12 year old athletes and players is conversant with the categories of FMS skills is aware of the critical emphasis that needs to be placed on FMS learning in the overall development of juvenile athletes and players as sports performers To explain, desribe and illustrate almost 260 FMS exercises for use by the coach to develop and improve the FMS of the athletes/players. Course Content Skill is the most important […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: the importance of functional exercising and development for the 6 to 12 year old athletes and players is conversant with the type and range of skills that are critical in the overall development of juvenile athletes and players the emphasis that needs to be placed on basic coordination and function in the training of 6 to 12 year olds The course provides coaches with 240 different skill exercises each one is explained, illustrated with coaching notes and is aimed at taking the […]
This course is not available online yet Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: that strength is the most important foundation for speed and skill when coaching children in the 6 to 12 age categories is conversant with what is meant by using strength training methods with children the emphasis that needs to change in the area of strength activities as the child ages from 6 to 12 years during their juvenile experiences at training. Course Content This course examines the important issue of theory and practice of strength and […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: that flexibility is an important foundation for speed and skill when coaching children in the 6 to 12 age categories is conversant with the best flexibility training methods with children that dynamic stretching is recommended for all children as the most appropraite method of flexibility development Course Content This course examines the important issue of theory and practice of flexibility and mobility training as it relates to coaching juvenile athletes and players. Flexibility must be seen as an important components of physical fitness training for juvenile athletes and […]
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This section of our list of course presents optional and additional course to the main International Diploma in Strength and Conditioning (Juvenile Sport). Among these optional course we list the following:
Course is open and available to participants Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with the younger juvenile players (5 to 9 Year olds) understand and appreciate: the skills that need to be coached at the various stages of development of the younger player is conversant with the best coaching methods to coach the various recommended skills of hurling the emphasis that needs to be placed on progression in the skill learning process. Course Content Skill is the most important component of fitness in most sports but is hugely important in both hurling and camogie. This […]
This course is open and available. Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with the older juvenile players (9 to 12 Year olds) understand and appreciate: the skills that need to be coached at the various stages of development of the older juvenile player is conversant with the best coaching methods to coach the various recommended skills of hurling the emphasis that needs to be placed on progression in the skill learning process. Course Content The skills presented in the 5 to 8 year olds number 28 skills in total. This course follows on from that point in the […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure the coach working with 6 to 9 year old juvenile athletes, players or teams Understands the importance of the speed development exercises is conversant with many speed training exercises that should be used with younger children knows how to coach the prescribed exercises Course Content This course is aimed at the coach of the young athlete or player who is in the First Window of Opportunity for Rapid Development for Speed. It aims to provide the coach, teacher, mentor or parent working with younger juveniles a wide range of speed development […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure the coach working with 10 to 12 year old juvenile athletes, players or teams Understands the importance of the speed development exercises for the older Juvenile Athlete/player is conversant with many speed and agility training exercises that should be used with older juveniles knows how to coach the prescribed exercises Course Content This course is aimed at the coach of the older juvenile athlete or player who is in the period between the the First and Second Window of Opportunity for Rapid Development for Speed. It aims to provide the coach, teacher, mentor or parent […]
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These are a series of short courses which are delivered online. The cost of these courses remains under €50 and provide great value for money.
Course Overview This is an excellent short course intended to clarify the importance of a good warm-up for sport and exercise while eliminating myths and misconceptions that have gathered momentum in recent years. The course consits of 7 excellent topics which presents simply yet effectively the theory and practice of the warm-up for both training and competition for sport as well as for exercising and physical fitness development. Course Content The coruse content is delivered over the following 7 topics: Introduction to the Course Purpose of a Warm-up Benefits of a Warm-up Length of a Warm-up Elements of a Warm-up […]
Course Overview This is an exciting short course which is designed to bring all coaches, teachers, managers and mentors up to date on the theory and practice of flexibility development. With the introduction of dynamic flexibility as the recommended warm-up routine many players are losing flexibility and thus reducing performance and inviting injury which is the bane of all sports people. This course sets out to examine all the rlevenat issues reagrding flexibility development in a clear and simple way so that the coach cna feel well-edcuated in this interesting and vital subject matters Course Content the course comprises the […]
General Overview This is a collection of more than 50 speed training sessions which are suitable for most field sports – Gaelic Games, Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse and Rugby. While their main aim is for teenage and adult teams, they can be used with 10 to 12 year old juvenile players. Course Access Duration Participants who purchase or enrol on this course will have access 24/7 for 365 days. Course Content The course begins with an introduction in how to conduct a good speed session and acknowledging how to implement the Principles of Speed Development. These principles are seen as specific […]
Course Overview The Principle of Rest & Recovery clearly states that adequate rest is needed to maximise improvements in fitness and performance. Consideration should be given to rest, not only within training sessions and between daily workouts, but also what strategies are best to use to ensure that athlete and players turn up refreshed for the next training session and most importantly for the next game or competition. This course examines not only the pricnciple of rest and Recovery but the various modalities managers, coachea and mentors can use to ensure that athletes or players are ready for the enxt game […]
Objective of the Course The objective of this course is to ensure coaches working with juvenile athletes, players or teams understands and appreciates: the importance of functional exercising and development for the 6 to 12 year old athletes and players is conversant with the type and range of skills that are critical in the overall development of juvenile athletes and players the emphasis that needs to be placed on basic coordination and function in the training of 6 to 12 year olds The course provides coaches with 175 different skill exercises each one is explained, illustrated with coaching notes and is aimed at taking the […]
Course Overview Children in this age group (depending on gender) are in the First Window of Opportunity for Rapid Development of Speed and Agility. The appraoch to coaching speed to these children is that actual speed training is not as important as laying the foundation for speed development at a later stage. The coach/teacher/parent needs to remember, that the basis for speed is a solid foundation of anatomical adaptation where excellent functional balance should be the goal. In addition, coordination and movement skills should be developed and on top of this strength and power should also be developed. This is the key […]
This course will be available before end April 2018. Further details to follow Please note: College Coupons with “SH-“ at the beginning of the code can only be used to purchase this course
Course Overview This course is very important to the fitness training of athletes and field as well as court sports players. Being skilful is most imprtant in all field and court sports but if the skilful player can also be fast then he or she is a special talent. Research has shown that in elite sport team players in field sports make between 10 and 20 sprints in a game at full speed. Most other runs or sprint efforts are not at full speed because the player is visually active in reading the movements of the ball, opponents and team mates. This […]
Course Overview This is an excellent short course which studies the theory and practice of core stability for coaches, trainers, managers and mentor of individual athlete or players from sports teams. According to the Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008) core stability is the ability to control the movement and position of the muscles of the central ‘core’ of the body which are responsible for posture and limb movement. These include the muscle groups of the lower back and abdomen. Good core stability will allow the sportsman/woman to maximize their sporting performance and minimize injury risk. A well-conditioned core will control and increase the power of muscle movement, resulting in more efficient and coordinated limb movement and limiting potential injury by excessive or abnormal loads. Core stability is improved through a regular and repeated exercise programme, which does not require any equipment. […]
This course will develop the coach’s overall understanding of an individual athlete/player’s development in terms of function, training and performance enhancement.
Module Overview This module presents a general insight to the concept of functional screening. it demonstrates how to prepare the subject for undertaking the Overhead Deep Squat screening, how to set-up the screen, how to administer the screen and finally how to score or evaluate the movement restrictions or limitations that can be observed Module Objective The aim of this module is to ensure that the coach or personal trainer undertaking this module understands how to set-up and administer a successful overhead deep squat functional screen. For this process to be successful it is important that the course participants understands movement […]
Module Overview This module looks at additional functional screens that may be used by the administrator to ensure that a full and complete evalutaion can be made on each individual subject who presents for a functional screen. While the OHDS is the initial screen that is used to evaluate function and movement ability, it is important that the participant is aware of and has the knowledge of how to use additional screens to evaluate subjects fully. Module Objectives To ensure that the course participant understands how to set-up and administer a range of additional or follow-up screen to assist in […]
Module Overview This module presents the necessary background knowledge that coaches or personal fitness trainers need to understand how the muscles and joints work to effect movement. The module presents over 30 of the key movement muscles in the human body, their function and what they help the body to move. It also examines various ways how to stretch and strengthen each muscle. Module Objectives To ensure that the course participant understands basic anatomy and physiology so as to understand how training effects the body and how the body responds to movement pattern demands in sport, in fitness and in […]
Module Overview This module presents a general insight to teaching the participant to identify compensation or movement patter restrictions in individual subjects. A compensation is defined as the body finding a different way to complete a movement due to the failure of opposing muscles to act as they should. Being able to identify some issues is the foundation of the functional screening process Module Objective The aim of this module is to observe, look for and identify basic compensations that have developed over time with individual subjects who present themselves for screening. Further it aims at helping the participant to analyse […]
Course Overview This module presents a general insight to the importance of physique, posture and function and their relevance to performance in sport. The coach or fitness trainer is introduced to how to assess posture, the common postural variations they encounter as well as being led to an understanding common postural problems that can affect the training and/or performance of individual athletes and players. The important aspect of lower and upper postural crossed syndrome is outlined and ways of addressing the functional issues involved are prescribed. Overall this module presents a modern approach to the relevance of both physique and posture on sports’ […]
Module Overview This module lays out the procedures to be follow in the design and delivery of a good corrective or prehabilitation programme for the individual subject – athlete, sports player or fitness client. It presents how the course participant can use the OHDS screen as well as the additional screens to identify and then prescribe the corrective programme. Module Objective The aim of this module is to present a catalogue of exercises that can be used in the design and delivery of a corrective programme. Such a programme is composed of three elements: Stretching exercise for the tight muscles […]
Module Overview This is the final module of this very exciting new course which assist coaches, managers, teachers, health professional;s and personnel trainers of all age groups to understand and appreciate how the athlete/player/client can be developed to his or her full potential. The vital section of this module introduces coaches and personal fitness trainers to what Gray Cook introduced as the Performance Pyramid and continues to examine the concept of using the pyramid to evaluate athlete-player-client development and progress. Module Objectives The overall objectives of this module is to present to coaches, managers, teachers and personal fitness trainers with the […]
The final module of this course is devoted to the Course assessment. Each student is set an assignment to complete, write up and eventually upload to the college website. In this final module a student is set a written task to complete. The task is outlined in detail and help is given on how to prepare the content of your assignment, how to present to the tutor, how to reference your submission and how to upload the assessment. on the college website. Besides the actual assignment the module provides ideas on how to read and understand the given assignment, how to appreciate […]
This Diploma in Practical Sports Psychology is made up of 7 modules.
This module is aimed at introducing students to sports psychology and the general applications that are applied in sport.
Mental preparation for sports prepares the minds of individual athletes and team players for the demands of physical fitness training, skill learning and for the necessary performance levels needed in competition.
Gives managers, coaches, trainers and athletes an insight into the importance of goal setting and profiling the part they can play in sport. Proper goal-setting techniques are critical to success in any competitive and training activities.
This interesting module is designed to help coaches and managers to understand, appreciate and ultimately become competent in the use of motivational techniques and practices to assist their athletes, teams or individual players to enhance their competitive performance.
This module is designed to give managers, coaches, trainers and athletes into the importance of concentration, attention and focus and the part they can play in sport.
This module is designed to give managers, coaches, trainers and athletes a clear insight into anxiety and stress and how they can affect sporting performance. Anxiety is a term used to describe uncomfortable feelings of nervousness, worry, and tension, which everyone feels from time to time.
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This workshop is devoted to helpin coaches how to develop balance in te players. It contains 6 topics: Topic 1 – Understanding Balance Development and its importance in Sports Coaching Topic 2 – Implementing a Balance Development Programme Topic 3 – 80 Balance exercises for 5 to 8 year olds Topic 4 – 70 Balance exercises for 9 to 12 year olds Topic 5 – 60 Balance exercise for teenage teams Topic 6 – Additional Reading and Research Material for Coaches. This workshop can be purchased by individual clubs for all their coaches for small fee of €50. The club […]
Programme Description This coaching programme involves almost all the clubs in the county and over 200 club coaches. The programme has 3 stages Juvenile player development and coaching Teenage player development and coaching Adult player development and coaching The overall aim of the first phase of the programme concentrates on the juvenile player and aims to help coaches understand, appreciate and deliver a scientific athletic and skill based player development programme to all juvenile players and teams in each of the clubs. The over-riding principle is player development. This development will consist of two aspects of coaching athletic development skill […]
Workshop 1 The three topics covered in this work: Programme Introduction Athletic Development of the Player Organising and Delivering a Juvenile Training Session Topic 1 – Programme development This presentation or talk outlines the objectives and design of the Tipperary S2S programme. Topic 2 – Athletic Development Athletic development refers to the overall physical development of the young player including the development of the physical literacy and functional competence necessary to participate in, enjoy and become proficient at any individual or team sport. Athletic development must be seen as the basis for learning the skills of the game more proficiently and […]
Workshop 2 The three topics covered in this workshop are: Fundamental Motor Skills (FMS) Workshops on FMS The Windows of Opportunity (for the rapid development of certain physical capacities) Topic 1 – Fundamental Motor Skills This talk presents the importance of fundamental motor skill learning for each individual player in the club. It examines the 4 categories of motor skill the S2S programme will present. It discusses the importance of locomotion, manipulation, awareness and balance motor skill can play in the overall physical, athletic and skill development of the player. Topic 2 – Practical workshop This workshop will be concerned with the coaching, practising […]
Workshop 3 The four topics covered in this workshop are: Functional Competence Skills Coordination Development Workshops on Function, Coordination and Leg Strength Leg and General Strength Development Topic 1 – Functional Competence Skills This talk presents the importance of functional competence development of the young player. Functional skills are actually a special range of FMS which allow the body function or move correctly. Functional competence is related to the concept of balance in the body and is based on the alternating mobility-stability objectives of the major joints of the body. Topic 2 – Coordination Development Coordination is often coupled with balance and even with stability. Coordination […]
Workshop 4 The three topics covered in this workshop are: Speed and Agility Development Practical Workshop on Speed and Agility The Female Player Topic 1 – Speed and Agility Development This talk presents the importance of speed and agility development and how best to train this important component of physical fitness and athleticism to young players. Speed and agility are based on the child’s fundamental motor skills, the activation of her or his nervous system and on the child’s general leg strength. Topic 2 – Practical Workshop This workshop will be concerned with the coaching, practising and providing a range of opportunities for the young players to develop speed […]
This is a free sample lay-out of one of almost 40 training sessions designed by Larry O’Mahony (FAI Coach and former Fitness Tutor for the FAI). This is a very well designed session planned by Larry Mahony when he was working with Athlone Town. Each phase of the session is well presented and coaching points are well documented at each phase of the session. The full course is available for €15.95 and contains almost 40 sessions in total.
This is a full record of almost 40 training sessions designed, illustrated and documented by Larry Mahony which presents exciting sessions with clear illustrations of drills and exercises to develop skill and physical fitness over one season with Athlone Town F.C. in Division 1 (National League). We at Premier Sports College believe that it is the first coaching publication to come directly from the league. The organisation of each session is detailed and, uniquely, the coaching points made to the players in the course of each session are recorded, word-for-word. It documents the initial period of team building with a new group […]
Premier College Video Series Premier Sports College are introducing a new series of videos for coaches, managers, players and athletes to assist them in their coaching, managing and conditioning. How the Video System Works When a person purchases a video they are emailed 1) username b) password and 3) video password. Instructions on how to gain access to the video are also sent out at the same time. Access to the video is open for 24 hours each day for 3 full days. How to Purchase a Video Step 1 – Go to “www.premiersportscollege.com” Step 2 – On the top menu bar […]
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What you will learn from this video the definition of a sport skill The various types of skills players and athletes develop How to categorise sports skills the best methods of coaching sport skills to players the importance of feedback by the coach in the skill learning process how to give the most effective feedback to the players or athletes. Length of the video 72 minutes Fee €9.95 Content Summary Skill is defined as the player’s ability to choose and perform the right techniques at the right time and to do so successfully, regularly and with the minimum of effort. […]
This video demonstrates how to conduct a dynamic warm-up for competition, games or training session.
What you will learn: what is speed and agility? how to develop one’s nervous system to increase stride frequency how to develop greater flexibility and leg strength to improve stride length the importance of developing better running technique and how to improve one’s running technique at home the recommended exercises for athletes or players (devoting ten minutes every day) to developing their speed at home Over 30 exercises, activities or stretches are demonstrated that will assist one to become faster. Length of the video 85 minutes Fee €9.95 Video Overview This exciting and very interesting video gives athletes and players […]
What you will learn: an understanding of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and its function an understanding of how ACL injuries occur why female players are more prone to ACL injuries the rate and reason for ACL injury recurrence exercises and activities one can use regularly to build up resistance to an ACL injury Length of the video 85 minutes Fee €9.95 Video overview This interesting video gives athletes, players, managers and coaches a detailed insight into the dreaded ALC injury as well as promoting a series of exercises to help develop a resistance to the injury. There are also […]
What you will learn from the video a comprehensive insight into the various types of strength training that can be in various sports programmes. an understanding of the benefits and use of 13 different types of strength training the definition of all 13 types the explanation of each type of strength training a demonstration of each type of strength by video clips the advantages and disadvantages of the various types in different sports. Length of the video: 65 minutes Fee €9.95 Video Content The lecture contains video clips of exercises as well as examples of the use of the various types of […]
What you will learn a comprehensive insight into the Principles of Strength Training. an understanding and appreciation of the principles or variables (including sets, reps, recovery, load etc) of strength training how the manipulation of these principles or of these variables can result in the development of muscle mass, strength, power, speed or endurance. understanding how the variables work and become a key ingredient in the strength training programme design and delivery using the principles or variables to improve performance in sport. Note: While this is a stand alone video, participants are encouraged to compete our full range of strength training video so as to be […]
Course is now available. Course Summary From the early days of use of the military the concept of the team manager was born and he or she is now seen as the pre-ordained and appointed leader of the sports team. Managerial success is primarily built upon the accomplishments of the team. As a result successful managers are, in a manner of speaking, carried by the team who are motivated, know what is expected of them, have access to appropriate resources and technologies, and are well trained and well-prepared for competition The role of any manager goes way beyond the job […]
The course is now available Course Summary This module or course is the first of 3 modules devoted to the important aspect of team management that is called leadership. All sports teams needs the manager to be a good leader but also there ahs to be good leaders among the players as well. These are the players who step up to the mark when things become critical on the field during games. Good leaders are made, not born. If a person has the desire and willpower, he or she can become an effective leader. Good leaders develop through a never […]
This course is now available Course Summary This module or course presents and examines the qualities that makes a person not just an manager but a great manager and a great leader of a sports team. Leadership is a process by which the team manager influences the thoughts, attitudes, and behaviours of the backroom staff and the players. Leaders set a direction for the team; they help them see what lies ahead; they help them to visualize what they might achieve; they encourage them and inspire them. Without leadership a team quickly degenerates into argument and conflict, because all those involved in the team […]
Available 12th Jan Course Content This course examines the very interesting topic of the Principles of Leadership that can be applied to team management in the area of sport. Marc Lammers is a former field hockey player and head coach. In the past, he led the Spanish women’s national field hockey team from 1999 to 2000 and the Dutch women’s national field hockey team from 2000 to 2008. Under his guidance the Dutch team became the most successful women’s hockey team in World Cup history, having won the title six times In 2008 he presented the keynote speech at a coaching conference and one of the participants […]
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This course will examine the importance of communication for the sports team manager. Having the ability to communicate with his or her players is the most fundamental roles of any team manager or coach. In fact it is safe to say that being able to communicate effectively is the most important of all life skills. Communication is the process by which the team manager/coach exchanges information between himself and the management team and between the management team and the players on the squad. It is a process where he/she tries as clearly and accurately as possible, to convey his/her thoughts, intentions and objectives […]
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This is a free course for all students and visitors to the College Website and for all those involved in sport or exercise. Many coaches have had to deal with injured athletes and player suffering from hamstring strains or pulls. This course examines the whole interesting area of the hamstring muscles – the muscles which make up the group, how they work and how they help an athlete/player function in terms of movement at speed. It examines important issues such as how we can stretch or strengthen the hamstring to avoid injury and loss of training. Premier Sports College invites […]