This interesting course 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.
As the science of sport performance evolves, it becomes increasingly important to integrate the mental and physical aspect of performance. Traditionally, little or no attention has been given to the cognitive aspects of performance. Coaches and athletes have devoted most of their attention to the physical components of performance. Some coaches develop a skill of preparing the athlete but instilling some words of wisdom in the preparation but often this does not take place in an orderly or well-planned fashion. The aim of this course is to lead the coach or manager to understand motivation, the various type of motivation as well as the various theories of motivation that have developed in sports psychology over the years. Primarily course is aimed at showing the modern coach or manager how to motivate athletes, players or teams in a positive and practical way so as to ensure greater levels of performance in competition.
The following topics are covered in this course:
This course is delivered in modular format.
As soon as you gain entry to the course all the course content is accessible.
The course will contain a series of topics. We encourage participants to study them in the order presented.
Course Assessment must be attempted before the final 5 days of enrolment.
Assessment for the course is by MCQ. This MCQ contains 20 questions.
Each question will have 4 possible answers.
Some questions will have more than one correct answer.
A MCQ can only be attempted ONCE. It is your responsibility to ensure that mobile phones are turned-off and you should seek to be alone for the duration of the MCQ.
The MCQ for this course can take up to 45 minutes.
In the case of failing an MCQ arrangements will be made to allow a second attempt.
As soon as you have submitted the Course MCQ, you are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know that you have completed the course.
Certificates will be posted out within 10 days of successful course completion
Each participant is enrolled for 60 days and are given this period in which to complete the course and the end of course assessment.
Emails will be sent automatically to participants with the final 15 days of the course to remind them to complete the course or to ask for an extension.
If one has problems with completing the course in 60 days, they are asked to email email@example.com for an extension. The request must arrive before the 5th last day of enrolment.