The goal of the NCCP Basic Mental Skills module is to support coaches in developing mental skills in their day-to-day practice as a coach.
*Note: There are similarities between this module and the NCCP Psychology of Performance module. While this module provides an overview to mental skill development and application, the NCCP Psychology of Performance module covers the knowledge of mental skill development at a deeper level and provides more opportunities for coaches to practise. Both modules follow a similar structure, yet they cover different depths of applying the development of mental skills.
- Integrate mental-preparation strategies into practices
- Help participants be mentally prepared for competition
Training for the NCCP Basic Mental Skills module takes approximately 4 hours and it covers 6 topics:
- Basic mental skills
- Developing and maintaining focus
- Setting goals
- Planning for mental skill development
Once you have completed the workshop, credit for the module will appear in your coach transcript in the Locker.
Professional Development (PD) Points Towards Maintenance of Certification
The NCCP Basic Mental Skills module provides the opportunity for certified coaches to earn 5 PD points in the NCCP Maintenance of Certification program.
How to Register
This NCCP module is delivered through your Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives. Choose your region from the menu on the right to check availability.