About the Course
Throughout the course you will develop competencies in key skills required for employment in the industry or progression to degree level study. You will also develop an understanding of coaching theories, scientific principles relating to skill acquisition and fitness as well as the importance of research informing effective practice.
The course is also designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding of working with advanced performers in golf and how to analyse ad develop performance in more demanding competitive situations.
Course Duration: 2 years if studied full-time.
Applicants should have a minimum of 2 Scottish Highers (CC)/A-Levels (DE). Alternative qualifications such as a related National Certificate will be considered. Working towards an official category 1 handicap of 5.4 or better.
You will study a wide range of subjects including Golf Coaching: Advanced Skills, Improving Coaching of Sports, Fitness Conditioning, Psychology of Sports Performance, Research Investigation in Sports and Sports Mechanics.