Sports Conditioning Coach

This course is intended for already qualified personal trainers who would like to take things to the next level by specialising further in training sports people and athletes.

Where & How to Study

Online

Sports Conditioning Coach

Course Requirements

You must have a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate as well as a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course

Course Description

This course is intended for already qualified personal trainers who would like to take things to the next level by specialising further in training sports people and athletes. This programme allows you to apply advanced programme design and conditioning methods in the fields of strength conditioning and high performance training to prepare athletes to compete at the top of their sport.

Subjects & Modules

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

INCLUDES:

  • The muscular and skeletal systems
  • The changes which occur due to posture and special conditions

SPORTS CONDITIONING

INCLUDES:

  • Training principles and methods of developing sports conditioning programmes

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

INCLUDES:

  • Adaptations of exercises for pregnancy, children and youth, and older adults

NUTRITION & INJURIES

INCLUDES:

  • Nutrition: Nutrition and dietary requirements for specific goals and special
    conditions
  • Injuries: Adapting exercise programmes to risk factors and special conditions within the scope, and the referral process for clients with conditions outside the scope of an exercise specialist

FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

INCLUDES:

  • Procedures for assessing sports specific clients and special population client

Accreditations & Certifications
  • 81 Credits
  • SAQA Registered NQF 5
  • SETA accredited Occupational Skills Programme (CathsSeta)
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa)
Career Opportunities
  • Train athletes and teams in sport conditioning settings
  • Specialise in the sports arena or open your own business

R7,000.00

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