Professional sports are very competitive and only a few reach the pinnacle of their profession but there are also millions of others who lead successful careers in sports and fitness. From coaches and trainers to physiotherapists and leisure managers. Having a career in a subject you are passionate about is a fantastic goal to aim for, whether as an elite athlete or part of the wider industry.
Fitness instructors deliver training in a range of fitness activities, including weight training, yoga, Pilates, personal training and other forms of exercise at private health and fitness centres, local authority run sports and leisure centres, other public and community establishments, and in private homes.
Leisure and sports managers organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources required for the provision of sporting, artistic, theatrical and other recreational and amenity services.
Sports coaches, instructors and officials work with amateur and professional sportsmen and women to enhance performance, encourage greater participation in sport, supervise recreational activities such as canoeing and mountaineering, and organise and officiate at sporting events according to established rules.
Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.
Outdoor activities instructors lead trips and teach skills in activities such as hill walking, climbing, canoeing, skiing and snowboarding.
Sports and leisure assistants, provide and maintain facilities for sporting and recreational activities and supervise their use, maintain the continuity of entertainment and social events, offer odds and accept bets on the result of sporting and other events and control gambling activities.
I chose this college because the campus has all of the right facilities that are required and I was impressed with the professionalism of the staff.
I enjoy sports and the theory side is very interesting.