Applied Sports Psychology
No previous qualifications or requirements are needed. A stable internet connection and PC/laptop is required.
Great athletes are not just physically strong, but mentally strong – particularly when facing competition. This course looks at the psychological factors that affect sport performance, and introduces you to 10 key concepts used in the field. It is delivered online by Ian Shippey, a leading life coach and mentor for top players of the Springbok Rugby team. This course is highly valuable for a range of people including athletes, sports trainers, coaches, and parents wishing to create a winning mindset for their children.
The Course is based on the research and methodology developed by the course author, Dr Patrick Cohn, a world renowned Sport’s Psychologist. The ASP is the first phase of the PPC (Peak Performance Coach) Certification.
If you are a Conditioning Specialist, a Sports Coach, a Parent, avidly involved with athletes or sport yourself this course will boost your ability to help others to:
• Maintain focus
• Handle emotions
• Training for match day mind-set
• Tap into your confidence
• Deal with pressures
“The Peak Performance coaching system is an eclectic one, based on many disciplines and mentors who taught me. I draw my work primarily from the fields of psychology, sports psychology, and physical education (Kinesiology), coaching science, motor learning, and counselling.” – Dr Cohn
20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points
Upon completion of this course you can use many titles to accurately describe your relationship, role, and scope of work with athletes, including;
- Mental Game Coach/Expert
- Peak Performance Coach
- Performance Enhancement Specialist
- Mind Coach
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