Sports & 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

  • 100 % Live learning + Offline Project

  • 30 + hours of Training

  • Classes on Saturday & Saturday

  • Cohort 1:

    Classes from 25th February

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🔒 Eligibility

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 

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

Curriculum Plan

Module I: Introduction to Sports psychology

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

Module II: Working as a Sports Psychologist

→ 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

Module III: Standard expectations for athletes 

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

Module IV: Injuries and burnout: Psychological Demands 

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

Module V: Mental Demands: Existing in a Bio Bubble and career transition

→ 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 

Module VI: Understanding leadership, communication, and teams

→ 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?

Module VII: Relationship between Parents and Athletes and Coach

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

Module VIII: Hypnosis in sports

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

Module IX: Performance Psychology and Sports Psychology

→ 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

Module X:Flow state and more

→ 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

  • 30 Hours of Live Classroom Teaching 

    Go beyond course material with help from experienced teachers 

  • 40+ Hours of Group Sessions

    Discover newer perspectives in group study sessions 

  • Resource Material 

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

  • 1 Capstone Project

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

  • 1:1 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

  • Placement Nurturance 

    Personalised resume building and Linkedin building for our budding members of the psychology community from resource faculty with experience in the field of psychology

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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

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

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!

Timeline

⬇️ Application Intake:

Apply for the Sports and Performance Psychology Intensive Course now!

⬇️ Application Review:

Our screening process ensures the admission of eligible participants to make way for a fruitful learning experience for all

⬇️ Selection Process:

Upon selection, you will be greeted by an acceptance mail from us

⬇️ Onboarding:

Kicking off the Certificate Course!

⬇️ Orientation process:

Join us for the orientation process and learn about the course information in depth 

⬇️ Program Commencement:

You have officially entered the territory of awareness, progress, and growth 

⬇️ Network and Peer Learning:

Engage in a peer-focused environment and witness diverse perspectives and learning systems

⬇️ Achievement:

You have completed all the assessments and unlocked the next step in your career path along with an Industry standard Certificate.

⬇️ Lifetime Community Support:

You are a valuable member of the Socially Souled and the psychology community and we’ll always be here for you.

Fee Details

Sports & Performance Psychology Intensive Course

INR 4,000 + GST

Total Programme Cost: INR 4,720

✅ 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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Admission Measures: 

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Who should apply to this programme?

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 

Can I register for this programme even if I’m not from a Psychology or similar background? 

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.

Is this programme for you? 

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. 

Career Path

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Will this course enable me to practise? 

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

How will this course help me in my career?

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. 

What job paths will open up after this certificate course?

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.

How will this course add value to my profile?

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. 

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Will I receive a certificate for this? 

Yes, you will receive a certificate of completion. This will be provided once you fulfil the requirements and perform all the assessments. 

What are the requirements to fulfil to receive the certificate?

Each participant is required to complete the project, provide timely submissions, and finish any other readings or material provided.  

Will you provide recordings of the session?

  Recordings will be provided.

What is the duration of the course?

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

Programme Usefulness:

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Why did you launch this course?

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. 

What skill sets does this course enable me with?

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!

Refunds

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Can I get a refund or cancel my registration after making the payment?

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.