Rugby & Academic Courses

Rugby Courses

 

Each student will complete the following rugby courses as part of their curriculum during the year. This will give players a well-grounded and comprehensive understanding of the game of rugby from a different perspective. It also gives the players an opportunity to further their career in coaching and refereeing.

1st Year Students:

  • Bok Smart
  • Laws Of The Game
  • Player Welfare
  • World Rugby Level 1 – 15’s Coaching
  • World Rugby Level 1 Refereeing
  • First Aid

2nd Year Students:

  • Advanced – Laws Of The Game
  • Video Analyzing
  • World Rugby Level 1 – 7’s Coaching
  • World Rugby Level 2 – 15’s Coaching (Part 1)
  • Practical coaching
  • World Rugby Level 2 – 15’s Coaching (Part 2)

3rd Year Students:

  • Bok Smart (Renewal)
  • Laws Of The Game
  • Position Specific Coaching techniques
  • World Rugby Key Factor Analysis
  • World Rugby Functional Role Analysis

Students shall receive a certificate on successful completion of each course.

Academic Course

The Physical IQ National Certificate ticks all the boxes for the aspiring professional. We in partnership of Physical IQ offer a three year study course which include the following;

  • 1st Year – National Certificate Coaching Science
  • 2nd Year – National Certificate Fitness
  • 3rd Year – National Certificate Sport Management

(The National Diploma course in Coaching Science & Fitness can be done additionally at own cost.)

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The Physical IQ National Certificate and Diploma are accredited by the Department of Education and CATHSSETA. Physical IQ Fitness courses are accredited with REPSSA (the governing body for Fitness in SA) and are recognized by all major gyms, both locally and abroad.

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE – COACHING SCIENCE

Module 1: Introduction to Coaching:

  • 12 credits (Shared with Certificate in Fitness)
  • The history and role of the coaching in society
  • Career pathways
  • The coaching environment

Module 2: Anatomy and Biomechanics:

  • 15 credits (Shared with Certificate in Fitness)
  • Introduction to anatomical structures
  • Introduction to biomechanical principals
  • Functional anatomy and its application to exercise

Module 3: Physiology (Coaching and Conditioning Level 1):

  • 15 credits (Shared with Certificate in Fitness)
  • Introduction to exercise physiology
  • Exercise preparation and recovery strategies
  • Preventing over training

Module 4: Screening and Testing:

  • 9 credits (Shared with Certificate in Fitness)
  • Design and Implication of Screening Procedures
  • Assessing the Physical Fitness of Adults

Module 5: Coaching and Conditioning (Level 2):

  • 10 credits
  • Motor Skill Learning / Stages of Learning
  • Visual Skill Learning
  • Principles of Growth and Development
  • Learning Rules
  • Coaching Disabled Sportsperson’s
  • Officiating and Umpiring Events

Module 5: Coaching and Conditioning (Level 3):

  • 10 Credits
  • Coaching Methodology
  • Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Coaching Sessions
  • Devising, Implementing and Modifying Game Plans
  • Coaching Sports Strategy
  • Developing a Coaching Logbook

Module 6: Sports Psychology:

  • 12 credits
  • Appropriate Behavior, Fair play, being a Role Model
  • Participation v Winning
  • Group Dynamics
  • Motivation Strategies
  • Coaching Mental Skills
  • Aggressive v Assertive Behavior
  • Psychological Build-up / Emotional Control

Module 7: Business Management:

  • 22 credits (Shared with Certificate in Fitness)
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Administrative Techniques
  • Communication Skills and Networking Strategies
  • Financial Strategies and Planning
  • Establishing and Implementing a Business Plan

Module 8: Business Management

  • 14 Credits
  • Working within a coaching team
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Legal aspects
  • Event Management
  • Conducting Performance Analysis

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE – FITNESS

Module 1: Introduction to the Fitness Industry

  • 12 credits
  • The history and role of the fitness industry in society
  • Career pathways
  • The fitness environment

Module 2: Anatomy and Biomechanics

  • 15 credits
  • Introduction to anatomical structures
  • Introduction to biomechanical principals
  • Functional anatomy and its application to exercise

Module 3: Physiology

  • 15 credits
  • Introduction to exercise physiology
  • Exercise preparation and recovery strategies

Module 4: Screening and Testing

  • 9 credits
  • Design and Implication of Screening Procedures
  • Assessing the Physical Fitness of Adults

Module 5: Exercise Programming

  • 13 credits
  • Program Design Techniques
  • Physiological Considerations
  • Designing Programs for Disabled Individuals

Module 6: Health and Safety

  • 11 credits
  • Ensuring Safety in the Fitness Environment
  • Risk Prevention and Management

Module 7: Motivating Fitness Clients

  • 7 credits
  • Encourage Participation in Physical Activity
  • Client Motivation Strategies
  • Principles of Wellness and Lifestyle change

Module 8: Business Management

  • 22 credits
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Administrative Techniques
  • Communication Skills and Networking Strategies
  • Financial Strategies and Planning
  • Establishing and Implementing a Business Plan

Module 9: Business Management

  • 6 credits
  • Basic Principles of Nutritional Guidance

Module 10: Professionalism

  • 8 credits
  • Professional values and ethics

Elective Module

  • 10 credits
  • Group Training

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE – SPORT MANAGEMENT

Module 1: Introduction to Sports Management (8 Credits)

  • Principles of Physical Activity
  • History of Physical Activity
  • The context of Sport or Fitness in South Africa

Module 2: Facilities Management (22 Credits)

  • Management of a Sports, Fitness or Recreation Facility
  • Supervision of Sports or Fitness Equipment
  • Health, Safety and Security in a Facility

Module 3: Principles of Inclusion and Diversity (17 Credits)

  • Managing Participants with Disabilities
  • Sport and Fitness Participation for Disabled Individuals
  • Diversity and Equity in Sport

Module 4: Sports Marketing (18 Credits)

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Communication Skills
  • Communication Channels

Module 5: Administration in Sport (13 Credits)

  • Organizational Structures
  • Record Keeping Systems
  • Governance Structures

Module 6: Sports Team Management (26 Credits)

  • Ethical Behavior and Discipline in a Sports Team
  • Monitoring Team Performance
  • Tour Logistics and Management
  • Media and Public Relations

Module 7: Business Management (21 Credits)

  • Business Components of a Sports Organization
  • Managing Organization Finances

Module 8: Sports Event Management (23 Credits)

  • Planning a Sports Tournament
  • Organizing and Administering a Sports Tournament
  • Managing Volunteers

Assessment: Part Time Study

 

Each module has the following:
• Online Quiz
• Class test
• Portfolio Task
• 2 Practical Tests are performed throughout the year
• A final theoretical exam will take place at the end of the year
• A final practical exam will take place at the end of the year
• A portfolio of evidence with each modules task must be submitted PRIOR to the examinations
• A workplace logbook detailing shadowing and supervised hours must be submitted with the portfolio of evidence

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