Courses

Successful Learning

For us, learning is successful…

When learning is connected with joy and fun, with communication and discussion, and when participants are able to apply their new mental knowledge to their profession and to their daily lives.

When there is personal development in areas of self-assurance and self-confidence that occurs through clear self-reflection and realistic self-assessment.

When our course participants are motivated to open themselves to lifelong learning.

When they increase their social competencies that are the key to contentment, happiness and personal success.

Basic and Advanced Training Courses offered by Mentalakademie

Basic Training:
Graduate Mental Trainer

Advanced Training:

  • Graduate Life and Social Coach (Austria)
  • Business Mental Trainer
  • Sports Mental Trainer
  • Mental Trainer for Children and Youth

Prerequisite for the above additional qualifications is the successful completion and graduation from the mental strength trainer course. For the first time, training as mental strength trainer will be offered in English beginning in 2016.

Overview of the course content to become a certified mental trainer:

Mental trainer curriculum
Methodology and Mental Fundamentals – 120 hours total

a) MENTAL TECHNIQUES
Constructive thinking – being in the here and now – emotions – salutogenesis – attention – affirmation self-motivation – awareness – mental focusing – working with the body – visualization with all senses.
Relaxation – the subconscious – inner dialog – intuition – meditation and breathing – Qigong – the brain psycho-neuro immunology – values – life roles – transactional analysis.

b) COMMUNICATION
Language – body language – meta programs

c) DEVELOPING THE TRAINER’S PERSONALITY
Balancing the inner levels of personality – visioning – goals and life path – modeling excellent trainer capabilities – self-management and self-coaching

d) RECOGNITION AND DEVELOPMENT OF GROUP PROCESSES
Structure and/or content – group interaction and rapport with groups – recognition of group dynamics – basics of process moderation.

e) PRESENTATION CAPABILITIES AND TRAINER SKILLS
Personal congruency – the use of voice, gestures, body and space – the use of humor, provocation, metaphors – dealing with disruptions, objections and questions.

For further information regarding mental training for English speakers, please contact our graduate mental trainer Bettina Gordon-Wayne at b.gordon-wayne@mentak.eu.