Course name Esports Coaching
Course date 02.09.2024 - 15.12.2024
Institution Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Hospitality Management HUB, Business HUB, Entrepreneurship HUB
Teacher Perttu Leppä
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 01.08.2024 - 18.08.2024
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Esports Coaching

02.09.2024 - 15.12.2024

Course description

Objective: The students gain knowledge and skills to – understand the personal point of view to coaching (coaching philosophy) – understand eSport as a business – understand the meaning of physiology and psychology – build teams and assign roles (team culture, feedback) – understand rules & requlations – understand the meaning of statisctics (analysis).

Content: The basic information about coaching philosophies. Business models, branding, sponsorships, marketing. Nutrition, training programms, meaning of sleep, excercises, ergonomy, mind control, short and long term goal setting, grouping & personal support. Successful team building. Tools for personal & team development. Meaningful feedback as a tool to perform. Discipline, agreements, codes of conduct, preparations before tournaments. Match analysis. Tools to support virtual coaching.


Participant is required to have a team or an individual gamer to coach.

Assessment criteria


Course way of working and time table

The lessons will be held at GamePit Pro, Main Campus, Rajakatu 35, Jyväskylä with the option to join via Teams. Lessons will also be recorded.

Flipped learning, design thinking, project-based learning, online learning.

Pre-assignments before lectures, sharing ideas and discussing about your findings. Learning different aspects of coaching in esports and how to optimize player performance. Working out how to build working boot camp from the viewpoint of the players.

Three intensive days will be held during November/December.

Intensive days are held at GamePit Pro. There will be compensatory assignment if you are not able to attend.

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