This Sports Psychology for Coaches unit from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University provides students with in-depth knowledge of the psychological skills top sport coaches use to enhance athlete performance.
At the completion of this unit, you will understand the role of psychology in sport and exercise. You will also be able to apply appropriate techniques to identify and understand the specific needs of individual athletes in a practical setting.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any unit deemed academically equivalent.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
Master of Sports Coaching
Areas of study
In this Sports Psychology for Coaches unit, the topics you will study include:
Mental skills training
Imagery, visualisation and relaxation
Ways of enhancing motivation
Mental skills training programs
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
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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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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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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