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PEC 190 - Sports Psychology for Coaches

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open


This course is an introduction course to basic sports psychology. This course will aid athletes, coaches and active individuals by providing goal-setting, motivation, stress management and self-confidence techniques.
Competencies
  1. Define your philosophy of sport
    1. Discuss self-awareness
    2. Examine different coaching philosophies
    3. Develop an understanding of competition
  2. Define mental toughness
    1. Understand the three phases in teaching mental toughness
    2. Discuss how active individuals use mental training tools to develop mental skills
    3. Understand the myths surrounding mental skill training
  3. Describe goal setting
    1. Understand the benefits of goal setting
    2. Discuss the characteristics of goal setting
    3. Examine short and long term goals
  4. Define motivation
    1. Understand motivation and the myths behind motivation
    2. Understand intrinsic motivation
    3. Discuss extrinsic rewards
    4. Develop the knowledge of motivation to create an effective team that maximizes motivation

 



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