Learn about the scientific bases of active lifestyles exercise motivations and more in this course.
From this course, you will learn to understand the scientific bases of active lifestyles and exercise motivation, including:
Identifying clients’ various obstacles to adopting a healthy lifestyle
Using assessment and measurement tools to understand client personalities, motivational styles, and lifestyle status
Applying Motivational Coaching Conversations to support client’s behavioural change
Applying evidence-based cognitive-behavioural strategies to promote and support adherence to active lifestyles
Understanding the unique needs of different special populations, such as the elderly, post-injury, pregnant women, eating disorder
- Run A: 3 Dec 2020 to 19 Feb 2021
- Run B: 25 Feb 2021 – 1 May 2021
- Run A: 15 – 17 Feb 2021 (Face-to-face)
- Run B: 16 – 18 May 2021 (Face-to-face)
Time: 9am to 5pm
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
This course consists of 8 modules:
Edgar is Singapore's pioneer Sport & Performance Psychologist; he has worked with more than 40 different performance domains (e.g., sports, music, performing arts, military, civil defense, business, sales, online forex/futures trading, motor racing, professional poker, etc) from the schools to world championship levels since 1993. He was employed by the Singapore Government as its very first local sport psychologist in 1995. Edgar was the founding Head of the Sport Psychology Unit of the Singapore Sports Council in 1996. He was team consultant and travelling psychologist to numerous national teams preparing for the SEA Games, Asian Youth Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Youth Olympic Games, Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, World Championships, and ASEAN Armies Rifle Meets (till 2001). Currently, Edgar is a full-time sport & performance psychologist in private practice. He has consulted for and implemented season-long sport psychology programmes for numerous sports teams. He is also a longtime lecturer for the Singapore Sports Council’s National Coaching Accreditation Programme in Sport Psychology (Mental Skills Training) since 1996.
Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass assessments.
18 years old and older
Personal active and regular participation in competitive sport, exercise, or physical activities
Note: Course participants are expected to access to a wifi-enabled notebook or ipad during the entire course
|Applicants / Eligibility||Fees|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years||$208.65|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above||$208.65|
|Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)||$208.65|
|Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)||$78.65|
|SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy For Singaporeans||$78.65|
|Full Course Fee||$695.50|