Introduction to Sports Science in Coaching



Year One

The module introduces several aspects of sports science focused on movement and psychology and centred on their relationship with coaching. The main principles and theories within these areas will be studied. Students will have the opportunity to recognise the value of each area of study when applied to the enhancement of coaching and sporting performance, in particular within the sport of golf.


Lectures, seminars, practical classes and workshops, guided independent study


1 x 60 minute class test (42%), 1 x MCQ test (25%), 1 x Golf Coach Observation and write-up (25%), Successful completion of Peerwise online tasks (8%)