Sports Coaching Diploma

  • 1 YEAR

The Sports Coaching Diploma is an essential program for individuals interested in establishing a sports coaching business or working in a mentoring/coaching capacity within the sports industry. This comprehensive course covers a wide range of sports and coaching models, providing vital information on coaching philosophy and skills.

Whether your focus is coaching athletes or children, this sports coaching training course offers detailed guidance on the entire coaching process. From assessing your clients’ abilities to understanding their nutritional requirements, you will acquire both practical and theoretical knowledge that can be effectively applied in real-life scenarios.

Throughout the course, you will learn how to motivate and empower your clients, set individual goals, and train them to reach their physical peak and overcome injuries. Case studies and anecdotal accounts of practical experiences are incorporated into the course, making it suitable for individuals with no previous coaching experience. Enroll in this course today to fast track your career and gain the qualifications needed to establish your own sports coaching business.

  • Instant e-certificate  
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

Sneak Peek

Who should take the course

This Sports Coaching certificate is a must for anyone looking to establish a sports coaching business or kickstart a career in a similar role, such as:

  • Sports Coach
  • PE Teacher
  • Sports Physiotherapist
  • Fitness Coach

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the key differences between coaching and mentoring
  • Understand the skills, role and responsibilities of a Sports Coach
  • Develop a coaching philosophy and use a range of coaching models
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the psychological factors that affect sporting performance
  • Identify clients’ needs, weakness and strengths to set them achievable goals
  • Motivate and empower athletes to reach their full potential
  • Use a range of techniques for teaching technical and tactical skills
  • Train clients for muscular fitness to ensure peak performance
  • Build a positive coach-athlete relationship
  • Teach athletes about injury prevention, nutrition and rehabilitation


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

  1. Introduction to Sports Coaching

 2. Psychological, Motivational, and Behavioural Training for Sports

 3. Techniques for Sports Coaching

 4. Physical Fitness and Training

 5. Management Skills for a Sports Coach

 6. Coaching for Popular Sports

 7. Nutrition Concerns for Athletes

 8. Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

 9. Children and Parent in Sports

 10. Women Coaches

 11. Coaching and Ethical Practice

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