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Several of today’s students are taking summer courses to advance their skill sets or speed up the education process. These classes are taken during the holiday or summer season when most students are working or taking a break from school. Many different subjects can be studied during the summertime.

What is a summer course in sport?  This course is usually meant for students with a background in exercise science, health, and sports sciences. Students that are interested in sports management also might take this type of course. There are universities all over the world that offer unique summer courses, allowing students to further their education and study in a different area of the world. Some classes may have specific qualifications to be accepted into the program.

There are many benefits to participating in a summer course. This is a great way to gain additional knowledge in a specific subject area during a less stressful time of year. A lot of programs offer exciting courses that will add to your skill set and make you more valuable when you enter the workforce.

Since there are so many different summer courses, it is hard to determine an exact cost. It is best to research the cost with the specific university you are interested in attending. They can provide you with more specific information about tuition and other fees.

There are many jobs for people with a background in sports. Whether or not you can apply for these jobs will depend on your qualifications, and you might need more schooling. However, it is common for people with an education in sports to pursue jobs as trainers. They also work in sports medicine or in sports management.

If you need to add to your skill set in this exciting industry, then a summer course in sport might be ideal for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Outward Bound Costa Rica

Adults ages 19 and up can discover Costa Rica and Panama in two action-packed weeks for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. ... [+]

Adults ages 19 and up can discover Costa Rica and Panama in two action-packed weeks for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Our summer courses aren’t just for students, they’re for adults too! This is your opportunity to step away from your daily life and reflect on what’s important to you while scuba diving the tropical waters of Panama or trekking through the lush rainforests of Costa Rica.

Choose one of the courses below or combine them to build your ideal two-week summer adventure.

Panama – Week 1 (July 6 - 13)

Discover the natural wonders of Panama’s ecosystems and absorb the Panamanian way of life while learning to scuba dive and sea kayak. Begin your adventure with a sea kayaking expedition through the tropical islands of the Bocas del Toro archipelago. There, earn your NAUI scuba certification while diving among vibrant coral reefs, colorful fish, mangroves, and a sunken ship.... [-]

Costa Rica Cartago
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1 - 2 weeks
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Outward Bound Costa Rica

Adults ages 19 and up can discover Panama and a taste of Costa Rica in one action-packed week! Discover the natural wonders of Panama’s ecosystems and absorb the Panamani ... [+]

Adults ages 19 and up can discover Panama and a taste of Costa Rica in one action-packed week!

Discover the natural wonders of Panama’s ecosystems and absorb the Panamanian way of life while learning to scuba dive and sea kayak. Begin your adventure with a sea kayaking expedition through the tropical islands of the Bocas del Toro archipelago. There, earn your NAUI scuba certification while diving among vibrant coral reefs, colorful fish, mangroves, and a sunken ship.

**This course can be combined with 19+ Costa Rica Rainforest Trek course for an unforgettable two-week experience.

Program Highlights Get the chance to join deep dives and night dives, if you already have a scuba certification. Gain firsthand experience way of life in a small island community in Panama or the remote rainforest communities in the mountains of Costa Rica. Immerse in Caribbean traditions and culture in Panama. Earn a diver certification upon program completion. Build a bond with coursemates from around the globe. Itinerary ... [-]
Costa Rica Cartago
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1 week
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Outward Bound Costa Rica

Adults ages 19 and up can discover Costa Rica in one action-packed week! Begin with a rainforest trek that will bring you to the heart of Costa Rica’s landscape and its t ... [+]

Adults ages 19 and up can discover Costa Rica in one action-packed week!

Begin with a rainforest trek that will bring you to the heart of Costa Rica’s landscape and its traditions. Learn backcountry skills as you navigate through dense tropical jungle to a series of rural homestays where you’ll discover the slower rhythm of living that inspires the “pura vida” lifestyle. Rappel an 80-foot waterfall, and harvest sugar cane from scratch before leaving the jungle and beginning your beach phase. While along the Pacific Coast, conclude your experience in Costa Rica at Manuel Antonio National Park by learning to surf or boogie board with our experienced instructors.

**This course can be combined with 19+ Panama Scuba & Service course for an unforgettable two-week experience.... [-]

Costa Rica Cartago
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1 week
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SAMIAD

Samiad will be bringing young footballers from all around the world to experience the high-quality and innovative training methods of the “Galacticos“, whilst also improv ... [+]

Real Madrid Foundation Clinic

This year we are incredibly proud to be running the official Real Madrid Foundation Clinic at Box Hill School!

Samiad will be bringing young footballers from all around the world to experience the high-quality and innovative training methods of the “Galacticos“, whilst also improving their English language at the same time. We work with the concept of the glorious Real Madrid youth academy - with the application of the latest training material.

Our highly qualified coaches analyse the game of our participants, with every participant receiving an individualized scorecard. Also, each participant will also receive a whole Adidas Real Madrid kit, drinking bottle and an Adidas football.... [-]

United Kingdom Dorking
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14 days
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SAMIAD

This course is a great way to learn English and also experience a wide range of different sports, games, arts and crafts. From football to murder mystery games, painting ... [+]

English + Multi-Activity

Samiad’s core programme for 2019 is our award-nominated English plus Multi-activity programme.

This course is a great way to learn English and also experience a wide range of different sports, games, arts and crafts. From football to murder mystery games, painting to baking and swimming to rope climbing, students will improve their communication and team-building skills whilst also refining their English language ability at the same time.

Students will study 15 hours of English Language tuition per week run by highly qualified EFL teachers, whilst our structured afternoon and evening activity schedule will be run by our experienced Samiad activity leaders with an industry leading staff to student ratio of 1:6.... [-]

United Kingdom Hook
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SAMIAD

This course is a great way to learn English and also experience a wide range of different sports, games, arts and crafts. From football to murder mystery games, painting ... [+]

English + Multi-Activity

Samiad’s core programme for 2019 is our award-nominated English plus Multi-activity programme.

This course is a great way to learn English and also experience a wide range of different sports, games, arts and crafts. From football to murder mystery games, painting to baking and swimming to rope climbing, students will improve their communication and team-building skills whilst also refining their English language ability at the same time.

Students will study 15 hours of English Language tuition per week run by highly qualified EFL teachers, whilst our structured afternoon and evening activity schedule will be run by our experienced Samiad activity leaders with an industry leading staff to student ratio of 1:6.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Leysin American School

The LAS Sports Program has been designed to increase student participation, learning, and skill acquisition through two optional core programs: Tennis, or Mountain Leader ... [+]

The LAS Sports Program has been designed to increase student participation, learning, and skill acquisition through two optional core programs: Tennis, or Mountain Leadership Development. The goal is to promote a healthy and positive attitude, while building physical and mental fortitude through physical activity. The students are encouraged to challenge themselves in order to build self-confidence and a strong work ethic; transferable skills they will benefit from for the rest of their lives.

Tennis Program

The LAS Summer Tennis Program offers a quality tennis camp for all ages and abilities. Players will flourish through challenging training on the court while at the same time having fun. The program will also increase their personal and social skills while interacting with coaches and fellow tennis players.... [-]

Switzerland Leysin
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Full-time
2 weeks
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ESCP Europe Business School

ESCP Europe’s Sports Management Summer course is an exciting opportunity to join a cutting-edge, three-week programme based in Turin. The course aims to provide the found ... [+]

ESCP Europe’s Sports Management Summer course is an exciting opportunity to join a cutting-edge, three-week programme based in Turin.

The course aims to provide the foundations and an overall picture of sports marketing, useful to understand how it works for those who want to operate in the sports management sector.

It is delivered by the world-class faculty of a leading international business school that is highly-ranked in the influential Financial Times survey, plus leading expert speakers from the sports marketing and management fields, thanks to the collaboration of AWE Sports International.

The next edition of this programme will take place from 28th June to 19th July 2019. Fees are set at 2,500 € per person (EU and non-EU). All sessions are delivered in English.... [-]

Italy Turin
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3 weeks
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University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The aim of this Minor is to provide knowledge and tools to start and run a tourism company focused on sport. ... [+]

Aim

The aim of this Minor is to provide knowledge and tools to start and run a tourism company focused on sport.

Who can apply

University students interested in tourism area and management

Language

English

Program intensity

Full-Time

Admission requirement

being a university student

ECTS

15

Fees

2640 Euro

(fees 1000, accommodation 1640)

Coordinator

Prof. Enrica Lemmi

email:

enrica.lemmi@unipi.it

Period

23 September-03 November 2019

Deadline

31 July 2019

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Italy Lucca
September 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Beginner’s benefit from individual attention and constant encouragement, as well as learning to develop their basic tennis strokes. Intermediate players refine their stro ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of St Andrews or Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.

Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews Cambridge USA New Haven  + 1 More
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Build confidence and improve your game through professional golf coaching in a safe, fun and international environment. From absolute beginners to experienced players, al ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university town of St Andrews in Scotland. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.

Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Set in the medieval surrounding of Cambridge University, ISSOS offers a unique fencing elective. Students who choose our fencing program will learn from British Fencing A ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university town of Cambridge. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.

Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
The International Summer School for Teens

Build confidence and resilience and develop the skills required to be a great leader as well as a team player. ... [+]

Developing Leadership Skills

Our Sports Leadership Elective will give you confidence and resilience through team building, team sports and developing skills for individual excellence.

This class is designed to develop self-confidence and positive leadership through sport and active outdoor pursuits. With access to numerous indoor and outdoor sports facilities as well as the breath-taking countryside, this class provides a wide variety of sporting opportunities for all levels and abilities. Students will work to develop their sport leadership skills through teamwork, goal setting and effective communication. This class is well suited to students who love sports or those who are just keen to try something new. It is also highly beneficial for Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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20 days
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The International Summer School for Teens

Our tennis class develops fitness, strategy & teaches the finer elements of the sport. We have access to six indoor and two outdoor clay courts which collectively co ... [+]

Itinerary

Our tennis class develops fitness and strategy while teaching the finer elements of the sport.

We have access to six indoor and two outdoor clay courts, which comprise the Scottish Tennis Centre. These are the same courts where world champion, Andy Murray (currently ranked number 1 in the world) first learned to play.

Coaches are LTA qualified and focus on speed, coordination, strategy and overall technique. This class is open to students of all levels and, like everything we do at ISSFT, has an emphasis on learning through teamwork and fun.

36 hours of tennis tuition Play in outside clay courts, and inside courts Great for fitness and flexibility Improve your game through Padel and other racket sports Working in small groups to develop technical ability, mental focus and coordination Specific lessons include: Groundstroke, net play, footwork, serving (flat, slice, topspin), returning serves (forehand, single-handed backhand, double-handed backhand), strategy, tennis specific fitness, balance, speed strength, backhand, approach shot and overhead shot. Great way to make new friends ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
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The International Summer School for Teens

Our exclusive golf camp exposes all of our teenagers to a range of Scotland’s most interesting and famous courses whilst also providing specialist tuition to improve thei ... [+]

Itinerary

Our Golf Summer School is designed to give all of our students, regardless of their level or ability, the unique experience of playing in Scotland, the “Home of Golf.”

Our exclusive golf camp exposes all our teenagers to a range of Scotland’s most interesting and famous courses, whilst also providing specialist tuition to improve their individual game (and handicap if applicable).

This elective class covers:

36 hours of golf tuition from our PGA qualified Golf Coach who is a renowned specialist in the field of junior golf coaching. For Beginners, we offer a perfect introduction to golf where we will guide you through all aspects of the game in a fun, friendly and inspirational setting. Our PGA coaches will teach you the basics; from set up to swing, chipping and bunker shots, to the importance of etiquette and the rules of the game. For Intermediate to Advanced players, our specialist coaches will evaluate your current level and work with you on an individual basis to improve your current game with the aim of reducing your handicap. Lessons will cover swing improvement, short game, distance control and mental focus. Championship courses for 2019 students will be Gleneagles PGA Ryder Cup Course, and Kingsbarns Links Course in St. Andrews* Students can be entered into the St. Andrews Old Course ballot* Club fitting is also available upon request* For Advanced Players, we offer the opportunity to play some of the world’s finest golf courses. To date, our students have played St... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
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20 days
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