Olympic global medal winning athletes or world champion golfers, football players, swimmers or cricketers are a product of inborn talent, scientific and methodical coaching and mentoring. It takes the team work of the sports mans’ dedication and perseverance and the vision of the coach and mentor to produce a winning athlete or a sports man. This is equally same for team sports like cricket, football, volley ball or any other team sport. The role of the Sports Psychologist is crucial in producing a winning sports man as goals in sports cannot be achieved only through physical training but the training of the mind through scientific counselling, coaching and mentoring. Every world-renowned sports man, athlete or a team has achieved success with the vital role played by the sport psychologist and the counsellor.
Sri Lanka is country with athletes and sports men with inborn talents. While there are ample opportunities for them to again physical training and development, the country needs the service of professionally and academically qualified Sports Psychologists to take the country’s sports to international level. The Kandy Innovation Centre (KIC) of the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) offer the course Advanced Diploma in Sports Psychology for the first time in Sri Lanka.
The course is specially designed for those who are in the field of sports, athletics and games to earn an internationally recognized qualification by the pioneer in professional and higher education in Sri Lanka; NIBM. If you’re already in the field of psychology and counselling and wish to specialize in the field, the programme provides the ideal opportunity. It is also the ideal pathway for the students who wish to pursue a career as a psychologist or counsellor in a unique and a specialized field.
Applicant with the below mentioned qualification will be eligible to follow the programme:
LKR 130,000/- Part Time
LKR 200,000/- Full Time
LKR 2000/- Registration
(Course fee can be paid in installments)
On successful completion of the programme the participants will be able to become a