School Sports Coach

CPD-Accredited Certificate | Assessment & Instant Result |10 CPD Points | Tutor Support | 24/7 Course Access for 1 Year



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Offer ends 03 December 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
4 hours
Access to content
1 year
No formal qualification
10 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The School Sports Coach is a wonderful learning opportunity for anyone who has a passion for this topic and is interested in enjoying a long career in the relevant industry. It’s also for anyone who is already working in this field and looking to brush up their knowledge and boost their career with a recognised certification.

This School Sports Coach consists of several modules that take around 4 hours to complete. The course is accompanied by instructional videos, helpful illustrations, how-to instructions and advice.

The course is offered online at a very affordable price. That gives you the ability to study at your own pace in the comfort of your home. You can access the modules from anywhere and from any device.


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

********** Course Modules***********

**School Sports Coach**

Module 1. Introduction to Sports Coaching

  • Introduction to Coaching
  • What Is Mentoring?
  • Importance of Sports Coaching
  • Responsibilities of a Coach
  • Skills of Sports Coaches
  • Developing Coaching Philosophy
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Disclosure
  • Summary

Module 2. Psychological, Motivational, and Behavioural Training for Sports

  • Psychological Factors and Performance Excellence
  • Goal Setting
  • Imagery
  • Relaxation and Energisation
  • Self Talk
  • Motivating Athletes
  • Stress Management
  • Enhancing the Athletes Self-Confidence
  • Principles of Behaviour
  • Summary

Module 3. Techniques for Sports Coaching

  • The Games Approach
  • Teaching Technical Skills
  • Teaching Tactical Skills
  • Planning for Teaching
  • Summary

Module 4. Physical Fitness and Training

  • Training Basics
  • Training for Energy Fitness
  • Training for Muscular Fitness
  • Fuelling Your Athletes
  • Battling Drugs
  • Summary

Module 5. Management Skills for a Sports Coach

  • Managing the Team
  • Managing the Coach-Athlete Relationship
  • Eight Reasons Kids Drop Out of Sports
  • The CoachDoes Not UnderstandKids
  • I did not Get to Play Enough
  • MyCoachis a Poor Teacher
  • Summary

Module 6. Coaching for Popular Sports

  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Some Other Popular Sports in the United Kingdom
  • Summary

Module 7. Nutrition Concerns for Athletes

  • Energy and Macronutrient Intakes and Recommendations
  • Eating Before, During, and After the Event
  • Nutrition in Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Summary

Module 8.Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

  • Injury Prevention
  • Muscle Injuries
  • Bone Injuries
  • Summary

Module 9. Children and Parent in Sports

  • The Role of Sports in the Relationship
  • The Role of Parents on a Game Day
  • Summary

Module 10. Coaching and Ethical Practice

Module 11: Common Injuries

Module 12: Major Injuries


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion PDF certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99.

Who is this course for?

Whether you're an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this School Sports Coach course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a professional qualification attesting to your knowledge.


The School Sports Coach is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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