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B. Sport Coaching

Sport Coaching is a profession concerned with the development, improvement and maintenance of sporting abilities and skills by means of scientifically based programme prescription, physical training and support. The Bachelor of Sport Coaching will make a significant contribution to the development of centres of coaching excellence in South Africa and the professionalisation of sport coaching.

Career opportunities are available in a range of settings i.e. as an elite and professional Sport Coach, Coach Educationist, School Sport Administrator, Government Sport Development and a Sport Agent.

In the South African context, graduates of this programme, employed as teachers and /or professional coaches will contribute immensely to the development of sport, from grass root levels to elite sport.

We are committed to influencing effective and ethical sport coaching practice (evidence-based practice) to improve participant and performer development experiences and outcomes. A comprehensive B Sport Coaching degree including various modules to create a holistic coach are covered within the programme from talent identification to sport analysis, sport nutrition, sport vision, entrepreneurship and sport law. For additional information on subjects and modules please refer to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences rulebook.


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