• Sports and Performance Psychology Intensive Course

Sports and Performance Psychology Intensive Course

✅ Build a foundation of what is Sports Psychology and where it is used
✅ Understand the various psychological and cognitive problems and needs an athlete goes through
✅ Understand the importance of having a positive motivational climate among a team to excel at the sport
  • Cohort 2 TBA
  • 10 weeks
  • Classes on Weekend
  • 10 am onwards
  • INR 4,720

Fee Structure

INR 4,000 + GST
Total Programme Cost: INR 4,720

Curriculum Plan

→ Sport psychology: Introduction
→ How can athletes benefit from mental training
→ Myths and facts of Sports Psychology 
→ Ethics of Sports Psychology 

→ Duties of Sport Psychologists
→ Introduction to the session structure with a sports psychologist
→ Career path to being a sport psychologist
→ Indian perspective of Sport Psychology

→ Demands Specific to Sports
→ Demands on the body
→ Psychological Demands: Organisational, Personal, and Competitive Demands

→ Athlete's mindset affected by injury
→ Result of delayed treatment 
→ Burnout symptoms and signs
→ Psychological interventions 

→ Effects of epidemic had on athletes' mental health
→ Bio bubble fatigue
→ Sport psychologists’ in assistance with coaches and athletes in overcoming fatigue
→ Transition in sports and the role of sports psychologists  
→ Sports retirement 

→ What factors contribute to improved cohesion within a team and what is team cohesion?
→ What are the various leadership philosophies?
→ What specific forms of communication can leaders use to assist their teams perform better?

→ Relationship between the coach, the athlete, and the parent
→ Kinds of obstacles faced 
→ Role of sport psychologists 

→ Hypnosis for Stress
→ Hypnosis For Superstar Sports
→ Hypnosis For Achieving Goals

→ Introduction to performance psychology
→ Relation between mind function and performance (effect of stress, anxiety; importance of emotions regulation and resilience development)
→ Power of conscious and unconscious mind
→ Results of limiting beliefs and how it affects the game

→ Ways to obtain the flow state to develop focus
→ The use of limiting negative self talk, fear and self-doubt
→ Breath work and relaxation acting as an aphrodisiac for concentration 
→ Importance of affirmations
→ Importance of visualisation, goal setting, imagery, and performance profiling

Learn from Industry Experts

  • Urja Mehta

    An athlete with a passion for research and sports.
    M.Sc. Sports and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University | State level Football player for Maharashtra

  • Dr. Priyanka Sarkar

    Sport Psychologist and Athlete Well being Specialist.
    Sports Psychology, Leadership Neuorscience & Psychology at National School of Leadership | Worked with various national level Athletes

  • Sharvi Bhansali

    Faculty in The Gujarat National Forensic Sciences University, Author of “Ace of the Old Bloke”

Want to speak to us before making a decision?

  • 40+ Hours of Group Sessions

    Discover newer perspectives in group study sessions 

  • Capstone Project

    Get the chance to practise in a real-time setting and develop your newly acquired skills in a controlled environment

  • Resource Material

    Gain access to reading material, videos, and case studies and expand your knowledge systems

  • Expert Guidance

    Be part of a focused environment with an exceptional student-to-teacher ratio to help you make the best out of your learning experience

  • Learn from three Resource Faculty, who will impart to you their extensive knowledge and expertise

  • A chance to decipher thoughts and motivation through the lens of neurological, psychophysiological, psychotherapeutic, and hypnotherapy perspectives

  • A departure from standard models and the opportunity to complete a hands-on Capstone Project

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find the most frequently asked questions below.

This course is open to: 
✅ Students pursuing or completed a master’s in Psychology
✅ Students with Psychology background willing to explore Sports Psychology as a career option
✅ Athletes
✅ Coaches
✅ Psychologists & Counsellors 

No, this course is open to individuals from the psychology background and wants to expand their knowledge system and skill set. However, Athletes and coaches are welcome to be a part of this course.

If you’re an eligible student who is interested in the field of sports psychology and performance psychology and want to learn about the integration and advancement of both then this course is for you. It will provide you with theoretical knowledge and its practical application, giving you the opportunity to excel. 

The course is for educational and learning purposes. You can incorporate the learnings from this at personal and professional levels.  

This course will help you boost your profile incorporating the basics of sports psychology and performance psychology. You can incorporate the learnings from this at personal and professional levels. Moreover, you can also use the placement nurturance service and get personalised guidance from the experts as well. 

This course will help you gain an understanding of the fields and their workings. With our Capstone Project, you will be able to gain relevant work experience on the ground level. This will help you advance in the field with the integration of the knowledge acquired and the skills gained through the hands-on project.

This course will help you boost your profile by blending two niches in psychology, to give you a wider perspective. Moreover, you can also use the placement nurturance service and get personalised guidance from the experts. 

What are the requirements to fulfil to receive the certificate?

  Recordings will be provided.

The duration of the course is 10 weeks with 3 hours every week.

This course will provide you with the skill sets to understand the importance of team and how maintaining a motivated environment benefits the players. It will also enable you to learn techniques under hypnosis to train your mind to lessen the negative self talk and increase positive mindset to better the performance. It will also equip you to learn strategies and techniques to reach the flow state and how one can deal with an injury and bounce back to the game!

Sports are a part of our life in different ways, either we play a sport or love watching a game. Sport psychology and performance psychology are areas which are rapidly gaining popularity because of its need in sports today. This course is designed to give you an insight into the vast field of sports psychology and provide a perspective of hypnotherapy and how it can help players achieve their goal. This course also talks about the flow state and how one can train their mind to focus and enhance concentration. 

No, we have strict non-refundable and non-cancellation policies. You can read about the same through the policies section on our website. However, if you are unable to attend due to genuine reasons, we'll issue a gift card of the same value that can be redeemed anytime on our website.

Word from Socially Souled

This course is built to widen your perspective as a psychologist and help you to understand your client better. It is imperative to evaluate physical and mental health to be equally important, and this course enables you to integrate both the aspects of the individual better. The best part is you can explore the field from not only psychological and physiological approaches, but also a hypnotherapeutic approach. We look forward to seeing you!