You can seamlessly integrate our Sports Psychology Coach Certification into your existing career in sports, fitness, coaching or psychology!
Sport psychology is the scientific study of people and their behaviors in sports and the practical application of that knowledge. Sport psychology coaches help people of all abilities increase sports and fitness performance while enhancing their overall enjoyment of physical activity.
Sports Psychology Coaches have endless opportunities to work with athletes ranging from beginning to professional and all points in between. Some Sports Psychology Coaches build businesses working with youth athletes. Others specialize in sports such as triathlon. Still other Sports Psychology Coaches work with teams in the college and pro ranks. There are no limits to what is possible for your career!
When you become a Certified Sports Psychology Coach, you will have two objectives in mind...
These objectives are to understand how psychological factors affect an individual`s physical performance, and to understand how participation in sport and fitness affects a person`s psychological development, health and well-being. Sport psychology coaches deals with increasing performance by managing emotions and minimizing the psychological effects of injury and poor performance.
Most performance challenges that athletes and other fitness enthusiasts have are not always a result of poor conditioning, improper coaching or a lack of physical skills or technical ability. Obviously, these physical or mechanical factors can lower performance. However, when the pressure is on, the a person or team that falls apart most often does so because of mental factors like nervousness, intimidation, lagging concentration, negativity, lack of confidence or an inability to release past mistakes. You, the Sports Psychology Coach, will guide your client to smoothly move through these challenges
A vital part of sports psychology is imagery; the process by which you can create, modify or strengthen pathways important to the co-ordination of your muscles, by training purely within your mind. Imagination is the driving force of imagery. As a Certified Sports Psychology Coach, you will help your clients create the images that take them to the top of their sport or activity of choice.
Sports Psychology Coaching gives you high-level skills that will elevate
the personal growth and sports performance of your clients!