SG-Coach Level 1 Theory Programme
Sport Singapore’s Singapore Coach Excellence (SG-Coach) Programme is an enhanced training and development pathway for all sports coaches in the community, clubs or high performance sport programmes. The aim is to establish a training and development system to develop high quality and professional coaches. The SG-Coach Programme replaces the National Coaching Accreditation Programme (NCAP) since 27 March 2015. Holders of NCAP Theory Certificates will not be required to attend the SG-Coach Level 1 Theory Prograrmme.
Acquiring the SG-Coach Programme certification is also the first step towards being a professional coach registered with the National Registry of Coaches (NROC).
Why is SG-Coach Level 1 Theory Programme important and what is it about?
Are you interested in coaching sports? The SG-Coach Programme aims to prepare aspiring coaches with the knowledge and skills of 'how to coach' and guide one to understand 'why you coach' through the introduction of values education and principles in sports within the local ecosystem. The course contents include theories which are supported by evidence-based research and practical approaches for coaches to apply their learning on the field.
It covers the following modules:
- Values and Principles in Sport (VPS)
- Sports Development System
- Communication and Relationship Building
- Delivery Methods
- Risk Management
Through this course, you will have the opportunity to examine your own coaching philosophy, learn how to incorporate teaching of values through sports coaching and understand the basic theories and skills of sports coaching.