Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: Griffith University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

At the completion of this online Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches unit from OUA and Griffith University, students will be able to apply their knowledge to the development and improvement of athletic skills.

You will be able to assess skilled performance and also understand the principles and practise conditions required to enhance skilled performance

You will be able to critically evaluate performance practices for particular sports, using recognised procedures and protocols, and apply them accordingly to individual differences between athletes.

Your skills will also include proficiency in analysing skills through biomechanical principles, and using notational analysis systems to investigate sports performance.

 

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed the following unit because it is considered academically equivalent:

  • Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches

You also must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching
  • Master of Sports Coaching

Areas of study

In this Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction: Background to skills and performance assessment strategies
  • How athletes learn skills
  • How to classify sport skills
  • Individual differences in acquiring and performing sport skills
  • Learning stage theories for skill acquisition
  • Key biomechanic concepts for analysing skill performance
  • Skills assessment tools and notational and commercial skills assessment video software

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching, Griffith University
  • Master of Sports Coaching, Griffith University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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Eligibility

How will this unit advance my career?

A sports performance analyst monitors and records sporting performances and liaises with coaches and athletes regarding training and competition, with the overall goal of enhancing performance. This unit give you the skills to monitor, analyse and enhance athletic performance. You will know how to assess skilled performance and develop coaching strategies to aid development and progress.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches from Griffith University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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