Intermediate Coaching The Mind
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Day
  • 12 People to 1 instructor

Intermediate Coaching The Mind

  • Paddle
  • Paddlesport
  • Intermediate


You're interested in using psychology to improve performance in paddlesport and have some experience or knowledge of basic sport psychology whether that's as a coach, a paddler, or a parent. Now you want to take your knowledge to the next level. You'll recap the topics covered in the Coaching the Mind Foundation Module, and move on to explore more to develop your coaching and understanding of this key area.

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The Objectives

By the end of this workshop you should be able to;

  • Reflect on and develop an understanding of performance and arousal
  • Discuss application of control strategies such as attentional focus and imagery
  • Explore factors and influences of personal motivation and how coaches can influence the motivational climate
  • Investigate how personal thought can influence behaviour
  • Discuss applications and limitations of performance enhancement techniques including self-talk and pre performance routines
  • Discuss methods and purpose of ‘getting to know’ your performers
  • Explore strategies of performer development including goal setting and performance profiling


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect

The day will be a mixture of classroom and practical land based activities that will help bring the syllabus alive and help you to relate the content to your setting.

Experience Required

You should have either completed the Foundation Module Coaching the Mind, or have previous experience/knowledge of basic sport psychology including mental skills training, concentration, imagery and arousal.

Adventure sports are challenging both physically and mentally. This course will help you to develop you coaching and understanding of this key area.

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Food accommodation, access to our extensive range of equipment, wifi, support from our highly experienced and exceptionally well qualified staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. they also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

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1 Days
Start Date
6th June, 2019
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This course will help you become

better at dealing with the psychological aspects of coaching

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