Sports, Sports Science and Recreation
- Are you passionate about sports?
- Do you keep up to date with a sport or various sports events and statistics?
- Do dream about working in the sporting industry?
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Is keeping fit and helping others to get fit your passion? Do you have a flair for dance and fitness, then becoming an Aerobics Instructor could be just the job you are looking for. The job of an Aerobics Instructor is to design aerobic fitness training programmes for private clients as well as for classes. They must have a passion for fitness and be people orientated.
The job of a Caddy (or Caddie) is to carry a golf player’s bag and clubs, and sometimes gives advice and support. He/she is usually an independent (self-employed) contractor and not employed by a golf club.
Are you an ocean lover who would rather be in the water all day than working a desk job? Consider an adventurous career in diving, working underwater at various depths with breathing equipment and protective gear. There are many career options for an individual wanting to dive for a living.
A Caddy (or Caddie) carries a golf player’s bag and clubs, and sometimes gives advice and support. He/she is usually an independent (self-employed) contractor and not employed by a golf club.
They are sportsmen or sportswomen who play golf professionally (as a career). If successful, they can become millionaires or multi-millionaires. Golf has offered sportsmen and sportswomen an opportunity to play sport professionally longer than any other sport.
A Referee is a person who usually has a whistle and makes sure that a particular sports game is played according to the rules.
They also make sure the players maintain discipline during the game. When there is an infringement, the Referee with blow the whistle and appropriate rules will be put in place.
A Snowboard / Ski Instructor usually work for ski resorts in Europe, USA and some parts of South America. In South Africa, we only have one resort, Tiffindell, in Kwa Zulu Natal and two ski schools: Ski School of South Africa, in Midrand, and The Ski Deck in Randburg, all of which may employ you as an Instructor.
Sports Administrators manage sports clubs or associations, undertaking activities such as promoting their sport, obtaining corporate sponsorship and refining the rules and structure of their sport.
Do you have a wild passion for sport? Do and see yourself with a career in the sporting arena?
Sport Advancement Officers aim to provide opportunities for participation in sport for all sections of the community
A Sports Coach is a person who through, instruction, direction and training, enables and assists an athlete or team to achieve levels of performance that they may not have achieved, if left on their own.
Sports instructors work mainly with children within a community or school. Their main focus is to help children gain sporting skills that will lead them to have a professional career in a particular sport.
You have a love of the Game but don’t want to play in the team – why not become a Sports officials.
Sport Officials are responsible for ensuring that rules and regulations are adhered to during sport matches, events or competitions together with referee.
Yoga is a Hindu method which includes various exercises, breathing sequences and meditation. A Yoga Instructor, therefore, teaches these methods so that participants can reap the benefits and enjoy a feeling of healthy living, well-being and in some cases, spiritual enlightenment.