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Maximising sports coaching impact through performance analysis


Study Introduction to Applied Performance Analysis at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.

This module provides students with the knowledge and practical skills required to evaluate the impact of performance analysis theories, principles and concepts on sporting performance and how these can be applied to a practical coaching and service provider environment.

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About this course

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The aim of the course is provide aspiring coaches and analysts with the knowledge and understanding of the principles of coaching practice and sports science. This will enable them to make practical, operational and strategic decisions with regards to the design, implementation and evaluation of models of practice. The course provides a basis for incorporating evidence informed concepts for improved individual and organisational performance.

This course provides an opportunity for coaches and players in sport to develop an understanding of the effective use of reflective practice and performance analysis, building an indepth knowledge of factors that effect performance, setting key performance indicators and considerations for efficient implementation of analysis within a coaching process from grassroots to elite performance.

This module will develop participants knowledge and understanding of the design, delivery and critical evaluation of coaching and analysis structures in a practical coaching environment.

Linked programmes

Certificate of Personal and Professional Development,


The course will run over two consecutive days in June 2015, delivered through face to face workshop, with supporting online resources.

Entry requirements

This course is open for direct application. There are no prior qualifications required, but we would suggest that applicants can provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE Enaglish Language grades A-C or equivalent)

English Language Requirements

International applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University, which is a minimum acceptable score for the British Council IELTS of 6.0 (with no contributing band of less than 5.5) or equivalent

Start dates

  • 3 June 2016
  • 1 November 2016
  • 1 February 2017
How to apply


Please contact the Centre for Flexible and Continuning Education to complete the Application Process

How to apply

Start dates

  • 3 June 2016
  • 1 November 2016
  • 1 February 2017

Fees and funding

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Northern Ireland & EU:

Fees information

Module is priced for applicants from Northern Ireland and EU. If you are a GB or International applicant, please contact us for pricing.

Prices for International and GB students on request

Scholarships, awards and prizes

Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available at


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