Strength & Conditioning for Sport Diploma

£447.50

Participants who undertake this course will become qualified in strength and conditioning coaching by developing the practical skills, know-how and competences to implement a programme of strength and conditioning development for their athletes, players or teams.

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Description

Course Overview

This sports coaching course is intended to qualify you as a strength and conditioning coach. It is intended to help you gain the confidence and competence to condition and prepare players of all standards and all ages in a safe and enjoyable manner for working in a number of sports.

In the years following our course we will expect that you and those with whom you work will notice a development in your coaching skills and methods as you will become more competent and confident in this important area of team and athlete preparation. Also, through contact with other coaches via our Discussion Board you will build up a network of conditioning coaches that you can access after the course. This can become a valuable resource.

The course is all-embracing and will cover the important aspects such as the Components of Fitness, Principles of Training, Specific Stamina and Speed required for sport. It will also address the issue of Resistance and Strength Training, Nutrition and Fitness Testing protocols suitable for all field and court sports. Finally it examines the important topic of planning of the physical training to enhance the performance level of the players and team over the course of the season.

The course is intended to be more of a practical, hands-on course where you will study, see and go and practice the many drills and exercises that are appropriate for conditioning individual athletes and team players.

In summary, participants who undertake this course will become qualified in strength and conditioning coaching by developing the practical skills, know-how and competences to implement a programme of strength and conditioning development for their players or teams in any sport.

 

Who Should Enrol?

This course is suitable for:

  • Coaches
  • Trainers
  • Managers
  • Teachers
  • Parents

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Display a specialised knowledge of strength and conditioning for sports
  • Exhibit a range of practical skills that are consistent with best practice in the area of strength and conditioning for sport
  • Demonstrate competencies of understanding and awareness of their role in the context area of strength and conditioning
  • Formulate exercise and training programmes based on sound scientific principles
  • Identify the needs of the athlete, player and other parties involved in the pursuit of strength and conditioning development
  • Transfer and apply theoretical concepts and technical skills to a range of sporting contexts
  • Take responsibility for the design, planning and implementation of a comprehensive programme of fitness development for their athletes, players or teams
  • Display resourcefulness in structuring and implementing a strength and conditioning programme

Award

Upon successful completion of all 8 modules, you are awarded the SAQ® International Diploma in Strength and Conditioning for Sport.