Applied Sport Psychology Course

Offered by CET

Short Course / 2 Days

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Certification
Course Fees

Course Information

Learn about high performance & injury rehabilitation in this course. This course will help you harness the hidden powers of the human mind to (a) achieve peak performance, and (b) facilitate the healing of the injured athletic body

Learning Outcomes

This 2-full day course, uses a multi-modal approach to learning via mini-lectures, hands-on activities and exercises, small group interactive discussions, mini oral presentations, and case-based scenario discussions. Participants will:

  • Gain essential knowledge and skills to assess, plan and conduct mental skills training in their chosen sport
  • Apply mental skills for injury rehabilitation and recovery
  • Teach mental skills to others in an interactive, engaging way

Wondering what it takes to perform at the highest level or being resilient when you are out of sporting action due to sporting injuries? Join us and learn how to harness the hidden powers of the human mind to (a) achieve peak performance, and (b) facilitate the healing of the injured athletic body.

Course 
Schedule

Monday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Application Period: TBC

Course Date: TBC

Course Timing: 9am to 5pm

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

For sessions held at Community Centres/Club, Ngee Ann Polytechnic may disclose any information relating to you to People’s Association, the Community Centres/Club that the training is held and Employment & Employability Institute Pte Ltd for the purpose of audits in relation to this course.

Lesson Plan

Research evidence that supports the essential mental skills that work in applied settings (2 hr – Theory)
How to practically assess the mental skills competencies of your athletes (3 hr – Theory & Practical)
How to plan and periodize mental skills training over a competitive season (2 hr – Theory & Practical)
How to use mental skills training for injury rehabilitation & recovery (2 hr – Theory & Practical)
How to teach mental skills to athletes in an interactive, engaging way (4 hr – Practical)
Case study analysis for mental skills applications (1 hr – Theory)

 

These topics will be covered in this short course.

Trainer's Profile

Edgar Tham

Edgar is Singapore's pioneer Sport & Performance Psychologist; he has worked with more than 40 different performance domains (e.g., sports, music, performing arts, military, civil defense, business, sales, online forex/futures trading, motor racing, professional poker, etc) from the schools to world championship levels since 1993. He was employed by the Singapore Government as its very first local sport psychologist in 1995. Edgar was the founding Head of the Sport Psychology Unit of the Singapore Sports Council in 1996. He was team consultant and travelling psychologist to numerous national teams preparing for the SEA Games, Asian Youth Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Youth Olympic Games, Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, World Championships, and ASEAN Armies Rifle Meets (till 2001). Currently, Edgar is a full-time sport & performance psychologist in private practice. He has consulted for and implemented season-long sport psychology programmes for numerous sports teams. He is also a longtime lecturer for the Singapore Sports Council’s National Coaching Accreditation Programme in Sport Psychology (Mental Skills Training) since 1996.

Certification

Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass assessments.

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

Funding period for this course is from 13 Jul 2020 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) and Permanent Residents (PR)$112.35
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (SC & PR)$42.35
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy For Singaporeans$42.35
Full Course Fee$374.50