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Our Course are online & include LIVE interaction & support from our expert tutors 

Our Courses Bridge the Gap Between Yoga and Sport

Welcome to The Institute of Yoga Sports Science® (YSS), the only organization worldwide applying science to bridge the gap between yoga and sport.

 

Our evidence-based, sports-specific approach to teaching yoga to athletes, provides our students with a unique opportunity to turn a passion for yoga and sport, into a professional career. 

 

We are excited to offer what is proving to be a breakthrough training program for athletes to achieve sporting excellence and yoga teachers to gain a professional advantage.

 

A New Generation of Highly Qualified Yoga Professionals

 

Developed over many years by Hayley Winter, founder of the Institute of Yoga Sports Science®, applied her 30 years yoga teaching experience and her Master's background in sports and exercise biomechanics, during her time working closely alongside athletes and their coaches to create these unique and professional yoga training courses.

 

Our Courses are the first comprehensive professional training of their kind; innovative, ground-breaking, and facilitating a new generation of highly-qualified yoga professionals.

 

Gaining Skills and Confidence

 

Our Courses are designed to enhance your existing skillset.  You can choose to progress through our 3 Courses, gaining skills, knowledge, confidence and a deep and practical understanding of how to integrate sport-specific yoga successfully into sport. You will learn the Yoga Sports Science® techniques, a series of physical and mental disciplines developed by Hayley Winter from the authentic foundations of yoga and learn to deliver her proven methodology, which maximizes the modern-day athlete’s performance potential.

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Is This Course for Me?

Yes, it is! In order to join one of the best online sports yoga teacher training certification Courses in the world, your background could be as a yoga practitioner who wants to be a yoga teacher, or a yoga teacher who is looking to specialize. You could be someone who comes from healthcare or therapy background such as a physiotherapist, chiropractor, strength & conditioning coach, osteopath, sports massage therapist, coach, athlete, dancer or fitness trainer. The courses themselves are very comprehensive so what we are looking for is a high level of interest and a keen intent to learn. Your background may not matter as much.

How Will This Online Sports Based Yoga Teacher Training Certification Course be Beneficial For My Career & Income?

This Course enables you to teach Yoga more effectively to a general and athletic population. It gives you a super-specialization to increase your earning potential. It opens up a world of opportunities including working with elite athletes. In addition, you can also become a certified sports yoga instructor online.

What Is This Course All About?

The 200-hour Sports Yoga Teacher Training Certification Course teaches you how to deliver evidenced-based yoga techniques to support the athletic population and train the athletes of the future.

We teach you how to integrate biomechanical-based yoga techniques into modern-day approaches to sports science, assessing athletes’ sport-specific needs and introducing yoga as an intervention to support the key requirements of most sports: endurance, control of dynamic and static movement and the ability to perform under pressure with excellent technique.

What Will I Learn in This Course & What Will The Benefits Be?

With this 200 Hours Online International Sports Based Yoga Teacher Training Certification Course, you will learn and enhance your skillset on how to teach yoga to the general public, weekend warriors and to athletes.

Deepen your understanding of anatomy, biomechanics, efficiency of movement and neuroscience through the application of sports-specific yoga.

Understand the biomechanics and physiology of breathing and how it can be applied to improve athletic performance and recovery.

Our sports yoga teacher training and certification course also lets you learn to design sports-specific yoga sequences for multiple teaching options from delivering bite-sized yoga sessions through to 60-minute, 90 minutes, to planning a six-week progression.

Research injuries in a chosen sport and discover how sports-specific yoga can be successfully applied for prevention and rehabilitation.

Learn how to teach both online and in-person, giving you an additional and essential skills set relevant to the times. Our latest 20-hour Course on ‘How to Teach Yoga Online’ will be included in this training.

Upon successful completion of this course will be a Certified Yoga Teacher and a Certified Yoga Sports Coach™. 

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How Will This Course Be Delivered to Me?

We deliver our Courses online. We have been leading the digital education revolution since 2009 delivering world-class and one of the best online yoga teacher training certifications with our Yoga Sports Coaching™ method.

What Will Be Included in The Course Material?

We utilize teaching videos that are filled with additional lecture points overlaid showing graphics with lines of force for alignment to enhance the student’s learning experience. 

Extensive handouts are provided as well as every resource possible to support and enhance the student’s learning. This is all combined with the community created in the online learning environment.

Will There Be an Individual Tutor Assigned for Me?

You will be assigned a YSS Tutor from The Institute of Yoga Sports Science®, to support you throughout your studies. All our Tutors have trained with us and are experts in their respective fields. You will have 4 one-on-one sessions with your assigned tutor throughout the course.  Tutorials are held on Meet, Zoom or Skype. Tutors will also be available to you via email, the Course Learning Community page, and in the Facebook Student Group.

Will There Be an Individual Tutor Assigned for Me?

You will be assigned a YSS Tutor from The Institute of Yoga Sports Science®, to support you throughout your studies. All our Tutors have trained with us and are experts in their respective fields. You will have 4 one-on-one sessions with your assigned tutor throughout the course.  Tutorials are held on Meet, Zoom or Skype. Tutors will also be available to you via email, the Course Learning Community page, and in the Facebook Student Group.

Is It Necessary for Me to Be A Tech Wizard to Join This Course?

You don’t need to be a technical whiz to train with us online. We provide excellent technical support to help you get settled into your studies and make sure that you are comfortable with your device of choice.