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Healthcare, Sport and Wellness Sports, Exercise and Recreation Management

Performance Programming for Coaches: Theory to Practice

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Course Code
SPFE5012
Application Code
2080-HS133A
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
04-2023
Duration
4 months
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$4,150 per module
Deadline on 31 Mar 2023 (Fri)
Enquiries
2587 3154
2807 2054
How to Apply

This module aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills in sport programming with a focus on short term and long term plans. Students should understand the components of the sport coaching plans including vertical integration and horizontal sequencing of components through the use of periods, phases, macro-cycles and micro-cycles. It also provides students with an understanding of the programming considerations relating to coaching specific population groups, such as children, female athletes, athletes with disabilities and masters athletes.

On completion of the module, students should be able to

1. Evaluate a range of methods used to assess performance and explain their relationship with sport performance programming;
2. Critically discuss the programming considerations when developing coaching plans for specific population groups;
3. Design an annual athlete development programme in a selected sport.

Topics:

- A range of methods used to assess performance and explaining their relationship with sport performance programming
- The programming considerations when developing coaching plans for specific population groups
- An annual athlete development programme in a selected sport

Award

Students who complete the course with a minimum of 70 % attendance rate and 50% of the total mark will be awarded a Statement of Achievement by HKU SPACE.

Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Duration
  • 13 meetings. Tuesday 7:00 - 10:00pm
Venue

Applicants shall:

  1. have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 or above in 5 subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language), or equivalent; or
  2. (a) (i) be aged at least 21 years of age and have three years of relevant work experience, or

              (ii) hold a Certificate in relevant subjects;

and

      (b) provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:

           (i) HKDSE English Language at Level 2; or

          (ii) HKCEE English Language at Level 2; or

          (iii) HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) at Grade E (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)); or

          (iv) an overall band of 6 with subtest of 5.5 in the IELTS; or

          (v) a score of 550 in the paper-based TOEFL or a score of 213 in the computer-based TOEFL.

 

Applicants may be required to attend an interview and/or an English test.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$4,150 per module (The course fee is reviewed annually and the fee is subject to change without prior notice)

Upon successfully completion of this course students can obtain a Statement of Achievement. 
If students wish to pursue further studies of the Advanced Diploma programme, they may apply for the Advanced Diploma in Sport Coaching and Performance.

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.