In this course, we look at the topic of 'resilience' and some important areas that individuals, clubs and organisations can consider to support those they work with, and those that work for them, to help them enhance their resilience.
The job of a football coach, whether full-time professional or a part-time volunteer, is recognised as a role that brings with it numerous demands, from administrative duties to the more technical aspects. In this course, we look at how coaches can help themselves to prevent some of the issues that can affect them both mentally and physically, and avoid burnout.
No doubt you have heard the words ‘Emotional Intelligence’ being used within the sports coaching context over and over again.
Ask yourself, and be honest, how clear are you on what these words mean and whose Emotional Intelligence we are referring to? Yours as the coach? Your coaching staff and colleagues? Or the participants, players and athletes you coach?
Emotional Intelligence, or EI, is the ability to identify, assess and manage your emotions, and the emotions of other individuals and groups. So, we are talking about your EI, specifically your Coaching EI.
This sports psychology course will explore the adolescent years of players, helping to develop a greater awareness and understanding of the developmental changes occurring during this period and provide some key considerations for coaches, support staff and parents.