Writing training programs
What you'll learn
- This will make you a better "technical" coach
- Know how to be sport specific in training and coaching
- Understand the basics of of training programs
- You will be able to write a compressive specific training program
- There is no requirements
This course will help you to applies the study of science to your specific sport. The focus of this course is to help maximize performance and endurance in preparation for events and competitions while lessening the risk of injury.
You will learn about the main principals of sport as well as the technical side to writing training programs. This includes a comprehensive guide to the different aspects of all the seasons (pre-season, in-season and post-season). There is also a template that one can follow to write an extremely detailed exercise program that is flexible to fit any person and sport. The main idea behind this course is to allow athletes and coaches to have a scientific understanding behind training programs.
This course can be used to help identify strengths and weaknesses so that a training program can be individualized for everyone from athletes to the elderly, and everyone in-between.
This will not only help you grow as coach and athlete but also help grow your general knowledge on how the human body works under stress and load. This is why this course is not purely for athletes and coaches but anyone who has a thirst for knowledge pertaining to sport.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who want to become a coach (any sport) or just want to write a program for themselves.
I am a student at the University of Pretoria. I am double majoring in English and Phycology. I am planning to get my masters in Clinical psychology where I will specialize in neurobiology (in terms of sport performance). I am a coach at a local high school where I did my teaching practices as well. I have also been training as a professional athlete for the last 4 years.