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Applied Sport Psychology: Practical steps for optimising performance and mental toughness
Brief Description
The Applied Sport Psychology: Practical steps for Optimising Performance and Mental Toughness is a training programme, specially developed for coaches and psychologists working with sports people. The core aim of this training programme is to optimize performance of sport participants and sport teams. The critical perceptions, psychological principles and skills will equip the coach and the psychologist to understand all the psychological dimensions involved in the maintenance of high performance under extreme pressures. This training programme will also increase the ability to bounce back when faced with setbacks and adverse conditions. This training will also empower the coach and the psychologist to optimize their own professional performance.
Learning Outcomes
Deeper understanding of critical perceptions of own abilities and success and failure To maintain high performance under pressure To develop resilience and bounce back when faced with setbacks and adverse conditions To maintain balance between performance zone and the recovery zone To build psycho-physical capacity
Course Content
The power of perceptions Learn through experience The winning mindset The mind-body link Psychological skills and mindfulness (MAC approach) Maintaining motivation Effective teamwork Balance in life Capacity building
Entry Requirements
National Senior Certificate (Grade 12/Matric)
Course Number:
P007192
Catalogue and Category:
Sport, Tourism, Arts and Culture
Who Should attend:
For coaches and psychologists working with sports participants and sport teams. The training programme can be adapted towards the specific needs of a sport code.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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