Study the cognitive expertise and skills required to influence the coaching process and decision-making.
Coaching Concepts considers the formation of coaching knowledge and various aspects of what it means to function as an effective coach, leading to coaching expertise.
A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. You must also have five years' appropriate work experience in coaching, and evidence of successful completion of sport-specific coaching qualifications is expected.
A flexible payment scheme is operated by the University to support students who are self-funding.
- Reflect on and critically evaluate coaching practice using appropriate research and theory.
- Critically evaluate the application of cognitive skills to the development and establishment of personal coaching practice.
- Engage in critical thinking and problem-solving discussions.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the decision-making process and undertake an informed evaluation of coaching decisions.
- Investigate and evaluate the concept of expertise and critically appraise the development of expertise within personal coaching practice.
Delivery and assessment
The module is delivered entirely online through pre-recorded presentations, learning materials, asynchronous discussion and tutorials.
To encourage the application of coaching theory into a coaching practice, your assignments will be directly related to your own context and include a practical analysis task and an evidence-guided reflective essay.
Typically, individuals who apply for a Sport Performance Coaching CPD module will already be employed in
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