Sports Coaching
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Sports Coaching

Become a Sport Coach Today! Learn Coaching, Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Injuries + More
4.1 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
397 students enrolled
Created by Jayne Desi
Last updated 5/2014
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 mins on-demand audio
  • 9 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you should be confident in undertaking a coaching position
  • You will learn Sports Psychology, Nutrition and effective communication
  • You will understand your personal coaching approach and create a philosophy
  • You will recognize safe practice as well as basics of injury prevention and management
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  • Interested in Sport

Coaches play a central role in promoting sport participation and enhancing the performance of athletes and teams

This sports coaching course teaches students how to become a coach in all sport settings. This course aims to deliver all aspects of coaching to build a coach as a whole. Whether you are a beginner local youth coach or an experienced elite coach. This course will aim to teach you everything you need to know to be a successful coach regardless of previous experience.

You will develop a basic understanding of all aspects in being a coach regardless of what sport you choose. This course will foucs on and explore 9 key elements that contribute to building a coach as a whole.

    1. Overview of Coaching (Developing coaching philosophy, skill development and planning/periodization)

    2. Strength and Conditioning (Sport Training Principles and components of fitness)

    3. Nutrition

    4. Sport Psychology

    5. Youth Sport

    6. Inclusive Practice

    7. Safety

    8. Communication

    9. Injury Prevention and Management

Bonus materials Include:

- “How do I become a coach?”

- Reference guide with over 75 coaching resources covering over 25 Sports

Are you a keen sports fan?

Do you want to help out with your kid’s sports?

Do you want volunteer in a rewarding job?

Are you the next Million-dollar coach?

Are you already a coach and looking to further your knowledge and skills?

If you said “yes” to any of these then this is the course for you! Get your coaching career started and enrol now

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in Sport and or Coaching
  • No previous knowledge needed
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
Overview of Coaching
5 Lectures 12:36

This lecture will introduce you to what is a Coach and all the components associated with coaching.

Preview 02:27

Developing a coaching philosophy is an important aspect of being a coach, this lecture will give you all the details before you have a go at creating your own philosophy later on.

Preview 05:50

Now is your chance to create your personal philosophy or at least start thinking about it.

Develop Your Coaching Philosophy

Skill Development

Planning and Periodisation
Strength and Conditioning
4 Lectures 07:32

Strength and Conditioning is an important aspect of coaching nowadays and is relevant to most sports. This lecture will introduce you to S&C before moving on to specific concepts.

What is Strength and Conditioning and How it can be Effective

Sport Training Principles

Components of Fitness

Flexibility and Mobility
Youth Sport
2 Lectures 03:24

Most coaches will start at a grassroots level or in youth sport, therefore this lecture is important for you to understand the specific aspects concerning youth.

Preview 02:26

Ability to Resolve Disagreements & Dealing with Parents
Inclusive Practices (Disability)
2 Lectures 07:32

Inclusive sport is essential nowadays, with most sports especially at a youth level requiring a coach to be inclusive regardless of severity of disability. This lecture will introduce you to some principles to help assist you in your coaching.

Inclusive Physical Education

This text lecture provides you with key points taken from the previous lecture. Additionally for further reading, the supplementary material provides you with more in depth information regarding inclusive coaching.

How to be Inclusive
Safety in Sport
1 Lecture 03:14

Safety in sport is a huge aspect for coaches to be aware of. Thie lecture and the Supplmentry materials will assist in ensuring your coaching practices are safe.

Coaches Responsibility around Safety
2 Lectures 09:13

This Lecture will provide you will all the information regarding effective communication toward your athletes. Additinnally there is supplementary material giving key points about communication in youth sport.

Effective Communication

Active Listening
1 Lecture 13:32

Nutrition plays a vital role in ensuring your athletes are pro ply fuelled for training and competition. This lecture will provide the coach with basic understanding of nutrition to help assist their athletes.

Introduction to Sports Nutrition
Sport Psychology
5 Lectures 19:32

This lecture introduces you to Sport Psychology and prepares you for the next 5 lectures important to athletes and coaches. The additional supplementary material, is a handout discussing Imagery - A vital aspect of sport Psychology.

What is Sport Psychology

Goal Setting

This next lecture focuses on Competitive drive and how to handle or reduce the negative implications associated with competitiveness. Utilise the Supplmentry material along with the audio.

Competitive Drive: How to Embrace Positive Rivalries


Mental Control, Anxiety and Prevention
Injury Prevention and Management
2 Lectures 04:44
Injury Prevention and Management

Injury Guide for Coaches
14 pages
Conclusion and Bonus Material
3 Lectures 03:34

This Quiz will test your knowledge covered in this Course

Course Quiz
10 questions

This lecture wraps up our course. Make sure you check out the supplementary material on "How do I get into Coaching" and also utilise the bonus resources and Final Tips.


Resources for 25+ Sports
3 pages

Final Tips: Appearance, Equipment and Useful Apps
About the Instructor
Jayne Desi
4.1 Average rating
8 Reviews
397 Students
1 Course
Sports Management, Coaching and Technology Integration

Jayne is an experienced athlete and coach as well as knowledgeable within the field of health, sport and physical education through a University degree. In particular Jaynes' expertise expands when it comes to Sports management and Technology. Jayne currently works as a full time coach as well as being an presenter for Coaching sport services and technology integration. Through personal insight, extensive industry experience and comprehensive study, Jayne produces a well-rounded course exclusively targeting sport enthusiast, coaches, teachers, and technology use.