Applied Sports Psychology

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Course Price

Online: February 2018 - R6 000,00

Easy payment terms available. Enquire with us.

Course requirements

No previous qualifications or requirements are needed.

A stable internet connection and PC/laptop is required.


Course date and duration

10 weeks

Course credits

20 REPSSA CPD points

Course overview

Great athletes are not just physically strong, but mentally strong – particularly when facing competition. This course looks at the psychological factors that affect sport performance, and introduces you to 10 key concepts used in the field. It is delivered online by Ian Shippey, a leading life coach and mentor for top players of the Springbok Rugby team. This course is highly valuable for a range of people including athletes, sports trainers, coaches, and parents wishing to create a winning mindset for their children.

Key features

  • Add the mental edge to your own or other’s ability to compete
  • Delivered by a top life coach and mentor who has worked in the field with high performance athletes
  • Choose from a range of different job titles to signal your increased scope of practice

Study modes

Online: Study from anywhere, anytime

Career opportunities

Upon completion of this course you can use many titles to accurately describe your relationship, role, and scope of work with athletes, including;

  • Mental Game Coach/Expert
  • Peak Performance Coach
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • Mind Coach


  • A REPSSA endorsed continuing professional development (CPD) course worth 20 points
  • Continue your studies in motivating and inspiring by doing our ILS Life Coaching course.
  • Consider our sports massage and sports nutrition courses to broaden your practical abilities when working with athletes.
  • Explore our other courses.

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