You will be studying 19 different units throughout your two years and these may include:
• Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
• Assessing Risk in Sport
• Fitness Training and Programming
• Sports Coaching
• Psychology for Sports Performance
• Analysis of Sports Performance
• Talent Identification
• Skills for water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
• Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
• Sports Nutrition
• Sports Injuries
• Rules Regulations and Officiating
• Organising Sports Events
• Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
• The Athlete’s Lifestyle
Each unit is related to the sporting interests of the group wherever possible and adapted to be as practical as the course allows.
The course provides potential opportunity for a host of additional sporting experiences including: First Aid, Coaching badges, Trips and Activities.
There is a compulsory sports kit that all students will be expected to wear in all lessons.
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths. It is advisable to have a strong scientific interest and an interest in a variety of sports.