Applied Sport Psychology

Course Overview

Applied Sport Psychology is a dynamic online course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to enhance athletic performance and mental well-being. Over the course of six weeks, participants will explore key concepts in sport psychology, including the role of a mental performance coach, thinking skills, mental strength and resilience, performance anxiety and pressure, focus and concentration, and achieving the flow state. Through a combination of theoretical foundations, practical exercises, and real-world applications, participants will develop strategies to optimize performance and support athletes in achieving their goals.

World Class Up to Date Scientifically Grounded

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Course Details

  • Next Start Date: 15 July 2024
  • R5000.00
  • 6 weeks
  • Presented 100% Online
  • Presented by Qualified and Registered Professionals

Course Curriculum

Week 1: The Role of a Mental Performance Coach

Week 2: Thinking and Thought Processes in Sport

Week 3: Mental Strength and Resilience

Week 4: Performance Anxiety and Pressure

Week 5: Focus and Concentration

Week 6: The Zone and Flow State

"Thank you once again for everything, it has been a very enlightening and educational process that I’m sure will benefit me hugely throughout my career. I believe all coaches should do this course."
Ashwell Prince
Proteas Legend

Course Presenter

  • MSc. Psychology (sport)
  • M.A Counselling Psychology (UJ)
  • B.A Sport Science and Psychology
  • Nic Has worked in sport psychology for over 10 years. He has developed game-changing techniques, founded in his experience in sport and expertise in psychology. Nic’s principles are based on evidence-based neuropsychology and behavioural psychology. 
  • Nic has work with a number of world class athletes, including Proteas cricketers and coaches, Olympian and Paralympian athletes, international golfers, surfers, squash players, and tennis players. Nic has also worked with a number of institutions such as the Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy, UJ Sport, WP Cricket and Puremotion Golf Academy.

Course Requirements

  • Access to a computer with internet connectivity
  • Commitment to 5 hours of coursework per week
  • Participation in interactive discussions and activities
  • Completion of assignments, assessments, and a final project
  • Willingness to engage in self-reflection and personal growth throughout the course

Other Information

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, including participation in discussions, completion of assignments, and the capstone project, participants will receive a certificate of completion in certified by the IMGCA

Yes, you have the option to pay upfront or over 2 months. An initial payment is needed to secure your spot on the course. You can pay via credit/debit card or via EFT.

Yes, due to the nature of our courses, spots are limited and only secured once your fist payment, or full upfront payment has been received.

After completion of the course you are able to practice and market yourself as a mental performance or mental skills coach. Please note that we always recommend that you register with an official body for ethical protection, although this is not a legally regulated field and registering is not a pre-requisite. This course does not allow you to use the designation “psychologist”.

Yes, materials are available forever to all course participants via email and links to the videos. Please note that sharing these with anybody without prior permission is considered a punishable offence.

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