Sports Coaching (Taught at Hopwood Hall College)
School - School of Health Sciences
Subject area - Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy
UCAS Code: C602
Start Dates(s): September
Two years full-time
- Develop your knowledge of relevant sports coaching and analysis practices
- Apply practical knowledge to sub-elite and elite sport contexts
- Opportunities to work with athletes from one of the sports partnerships, and other athletes that visit the Directorate
This course will enable you to demonstrate knowledge of relevant sports coaching and analysis practices and the application of sports science to coaching practice. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and use relevant information and data from the academic literature and apply practical knowledge to sub-elite and elite sport contexts.
You will examine the processes which underlie sports coaching analysis, and identify ways in which this knowledge can be applied real-world settings and identify the needs of the individual organisation/team/athlete, taking into account the diversity of participants.
This course is delivered at Hopwood Hall College.
Anatomy and Physiology (20 credits)
Talent Identification and Development (20 credits)
Sports Development (20 credits)
Sports Coaching 1 (20 credits)
Developing Academic and Professional Skills (20 credits)
Fitness testing and sports training (20 credits)
Research Methods (20 credits)
Introduction to Sport Psychology (20 credits)
Strength & Conditioning for Sports Coaches (20 credits)
Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches (20 credits)
Applying Sports Coaching Pedagogy (20 credits)
Applied Practitioner Skills in Sports Coaching (20 credits)
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.