Note taking. Perhaps one of the aspects of this work I need to develop most. It sounds simple, but I personally did not find it as easy as you might assume. It does not help to be unfortunate enough to have the terrible handwriting gene. So much so, that I often can't even read my [...]
This may seem very basic or common sense, but it can be overwhelming and detrimental if you don’t keep on top of the admin. Every one has their own preferences to organising things: laptop, paperwork, folders etc. This post will cover some of the ways in which I found it efficient to record, plan and [...]
Part two details the more practical side of what I did and the process I went through. Making judgements, figuring out how and what to do and when to do it was all initially learnt during this placement. And is still being learnt today...
My second placement was a lot different from my first. I had opportunities to really practice being a practitioner and begin to guide myself toward developing my own skills whilst helping to improve that of others.
Not What You Want, But What You Might Need As mentioned in a previous post, I was rather lucky in securing this placement. I had contacted the club and sent an e-mail for the attention of the head of sport science. He offered me a unpaid position interning for the clubs academy team as a sport scientist. [...]
The biggest challenge was making judgements. What to say when, knowing what's right and what's wrong, what the next move should be. You can become more comfortable and confident in your decisions through learning.
Different course entail different challenges. This post is an outline of my course and some of the things I was required to do. Hopefully this will give you a bit more of an insight about what to expect.
There are many things to consider when choosing a masters course that is right for you. This post details some of the things I, personally, think are important to consider. Check it out.
The first post of the blog gives context to my personal journey before I discuss my experiences of a sport psychology masters course and finding relative employment! Future posts will outline, chronologically, the course, challenges, placements and everything I've learnt in the hopes that someone will read it and learn something too! Enjoy.