High Performance Coaching

Course Overview

Discover the science of peak performance with our High-Performance Coaching Course, leveraging over 25 years of expert experience from our distinguished presenters. This course offers evidence-based methods to elevate mental performance and support athlete well-being. Dive into comprehensive topics such as effective goal setting, advanced mental skills training, strategic periodization, and methods for enhancing performance. You’ll also learn the art of effective communication and how to foster a positive team culture. Each session is crafted to provide deep insights into the scientific principles that drive high performance, ensuring you have the knowledge and tools to succeed. Join us to transform potential into excellence and lead your team to unparalleled success.

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Course Details

  • Next Start Date: 17 July 2024
  • R6000.00
  • 8 weeks, including ongoing mentorship
  • Presented 100% Online
  • Presented by Qualified and Registered Professionals

Course Curriculum

  • Overview of high performance coaching
  • Key concepts and definitions
  • Understanding the scope of high performance in sports, arts, and corporate settings
  • Techniques for mental conditioning
  • Psychological resilience training
  • Strategies to improve focus, confidence, and mental toughness
  • Personalized coaching methods
  • Developing athlete-specific performance plans
  • Coaching strategies for skill enhancement
  • Building and maintaining team cohesion
  • Effective communication strategies within teams
  • Role of a coach in team settings
  • Managing diverse personalities and talents
  • Strategies for motivating top performers
  • Handling pressure and expectations in elite sports and athletes
  • Understanding team roles and dynamics
  • Leadership development within the team
  • Conflict resolution, ego and fostering a positive team environment
  • Principles of training periodization
  • Designing a competition calendar
  • Balancing training, competition, and recovery
  • Innovation in high performance coaching
  • Integrating technology and analytics in coaching
  • Preparing for future challenges in high performance
"Thank you for a brilliant course. Although challenging at times, it really helped me discover the best of myself as an athlete and coach. I recommend this course to anyone."
Melissa Williams
Olympian and Coach


AJ is a high-performance coach with more than 15 years’ experience as an elite athlete and coach. He coaches a range of athletes from Comrades runners to Ironman athletes and is currently the SA Women’s Indoor Hockey Head Coach. AJ has completed 5 comrades marathons and multiple triathlons, duathlons and Ironman competitions. He currently coaches a number of individual athletes when not with the SA Hockey team and is actively involved in high performance set ups.


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 has work with a number of world class athletes, including Proteas cricketers, Olympian 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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