3Dimensional Coaching+

$125.00

Course Description

This self-paced online course takes coaches on a journey towards defining their transformational purpose and creating a plan to fulfill it. Along the way, coaches will discover important principles and learn practical strategies for:

  • dealing with the “entitlement” mentality
  • intrinsically motivating athletes
  • harnessing the power of emotions
  • fostering higher levels of confidence
  • creating team cohesion
  • effectively setting goals
  • helping athletes develop character

The 3Dimensional Coaching course for certification contains the same modules, learning objectives, videos, quizzes, exercises and planning tools as the standard version. It also provides additional faith-based content at the end of each module provided by FCA, a “Level 3 Partner” of the 3D Institute.

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Description

This online course is self-paced and will thoroughly train coaches to understand the 3D framework. By taking this course, you gain access to:

  • 25 teaching modules covering 2nd & 3rd dimension topics
  • 100+ short teaching videos (7.5 hours total)
  • Practical steps for writing your transformational purpose statement
  • Over 35 level 2 & 3 strategies in lesson plan format
  • 20 additional faith-based add-on videos (1.5 hours total)

Upon completion of this course, you will be emailed a copy of your coaching plan. You will also be mailed a hard-copy of your 3Dimensional Coaching certificate that has your personal transformational purpose statement inscribed upon it.


You can enhance your learning experience by taking advantage of these resources that complement the 3Dimensional Coaching course for certification:

  • Companion Study Guide: This spiral-bound book covers all 25 modules and reiterates key teaching points from the online training. This resource provides a handy place to take notes as you journey through the 3D content. It also provides thought provoking questions that are designed to be used in small group settings where the content can be processed and discussed by coaches who are going through it together.
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  • Companion Bible Study: This spiral-bound book serves as a discussion guide to help build upon the content of the online training from a faith-based perspective. This resource was produced in partnership with FCA, a “Level 3 Partner” of the 3D Institute.
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**Check with your district, club, or governing organization to find out if this course can be counted towards CEU’s or other professional development requirements. If you need college credit for taking this course, click here.


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Customer Reviews

Average Customer Rating:  4.92 / 5 Stars

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October 18, 2018
Very informative and eye opening.
Thank you!
Mat Stewart
Coach
Prairie Grove, AR

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October 15, 2018
It is absolutely amazing course! A thing of a genius of this philosophy and approach is the wholeness. Probably coaches have heard about the individual components that this course speaks about, but the very strong point of it is that you see it in its wholeness as a system in which everything fits in. I would use a metaphor: The individual components that this course speaks about are like individual parts of a human body (arm, leg, head, etc.). I think coaches have read or heard about them and thus they know them. But after this course the coaches will not see just the parts of the body, they will see the whole body. And thus they will understand why the body has its parts, what is their function, so they will know how to use them. So the coach will become a Coach. Thank you very much for the opportunity to go through this course! Martin Kafka, a rugby coach
Martin Kafka
Coach, Methodology Specialist
Říčany, Česká republika

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October 12, 2018
I felt that this course did a great job in showing the importance of relationships with my athletes and how that can benefit my program.
Matt Given
Coach
Madison, Wisconsin

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October 10, 2018
I found this course to be fulfilling in providing tools to better serve the young people we coach.
Olivia Mudd
Middle School Cheer Coach
Raleigh, NC

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October 9, 2018
3D - Coaching is a priceless lesson in self - reflection for coaches while addressing contemporary issues of coaching today's athlete's.
Mark Miller
Coach
Spring, TX

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October 4, 2018
this is an awesome course it fit into my way of thinking and how I coach my young Men and women it not all about sport its about life and how we deal with failures and how we succeed in life
John Galindo
Scottsbluff/Gering High School swim Team
Scottsbluff, Nebraska

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October 4, 2018
Excellent graphics
Erika Biesterfeld
Coach
Doral, Florida

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October 2, 2018
I think this course would benefit every coach who works with kids, regardless of age, gender, or sport.
Steve Ray
Boys Basketball Coach
Carthage, MO

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September 30, 2018
This course is outstanding. It is well thought through, structured and purposeful in leading coaches to a recognition of the gravity of coaching and development of foundational principles to impact sports in a positive, live giving manner.
John Meyer
Coach
Springfield, VA

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September 29, 2018
Great course that gets you to re-evaluate your role as a teacher and coach.
Peter Mathwig
Coach
Doral, Florida

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September 28, 2018
This course can be used to help coaches, workplace managers, church leaders, parents and others become the type of influence on others that we all desire to be.
Kent Reaves
Coach
Knightdale, NC

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September 27, 2018
This course totally brought me back to what Gods purpose is for me as a coach. I had lost that to results and got away from the process. Gods plan to bring me back to his desire for me was getting fired in 2015 after 27 years of coaching. Put me in a middle school as Athletic Director/Head football Coach, took the scales off my eyes to see the process and not the results. I am so thankful for FCA, Jeff Duke's book and this course.
In His Grip, Amen
Chris Nemith
Teacher/Coach
Gulf Breeze, Florida

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September 23, 2018
This course really brings you back to a reset point that inspires by getting you back to a clean slate clearing bad habits that developed over time.
Robert Eastmann
Head Coach
Raleigh, North Carolina

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September 21, 2018
This program really made me evaluate why I do what I do. I have taken pieces and implemented them into my program and am excited to see the results.
Braden McBride
Coach
Carthage, Missouri

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September 21, 2018
It was a tremendous blessing to walk through this course. I've been a coach and AD for over 25 years and this course helped me realize I still have a lot of growing and maturing to do so that I can help our students flourish on and off the playing surface.
David Schenk
Athletic Director
Olathe, KS

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September 19, 2018
This has by far been the best decision I’ve made for my coaching career. I cannot wait to Coach this season!
Shane Garner
Coach
Sesser, Illinois

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September 18, 2018
The 3Dimensional Coaching Course is simply amazing! Every coach should go through this course and implement it into their coaching. This is by far the best coaches training I have ever seen.
Bob Pinto
FCA Staff
Lynchburg, VA

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September 13, 2018
The course was great. I'm an older coach, but I found that change is growth. And when you stop growing you stop living. Thank you 3D Coaching.
Rex Head
Coach
Spokane, washington

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September 12, 2018
This course was outstanding on so many levels. It has caused me to rethink my own ways as a coach, and also what I want my players to receive from me each and every season.
It has also caused quite a bit of conversation between my wife and I at the dinner table - as she is also a coach and has been interested.
Finally, the times spent with my fellow men going through this was a huge plus!
Scott Sims
Basketball Coach
Kelso, WA

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September 9, 2018
This course gave me an excellent overview on how myself as a coach need to get out of the 1st dimensional phrase and move into the 2nd and 3rd dimensional levels. And to be more open to new methods to help athletes grow in their sport.
Derrick Pringle
DAP Hoops
Tumwater, WV

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September 5, 2018
Great course,...every coach at any level would benefit greatly from 3Dimensional Coaching. It will provide them with a better understanding of what it means to coach at different dimensions, it will help coaches grow in areas that they didn't realize needing growth. It will create a craving to coach.
Christopher Wilmington
Head Wrestling Coach Victory Christian Academy
Lakeland, FL

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September 3, 2018
This course was very inspirational. It helped me come up with some great ideas on how to reach the kids on a deeper level.
Connie Wilson

Shalimar, FL

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September 3, 2018
It is a great course that helped me become very confident in my coaching strategies and I feel very well prepared for the season. Making the transition from JV2 basketball coaching to the varsity level will be a seamless transition.
Kai Esping
Coach
Portland, Oregon

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August 31, 2018
Very good course.
Jacob Gilson
Coach
La Crosse, WI

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August 30, 2018
This course is a very good tool for coaches to re-evaluate where think they are with regards to their individual ability or success in helping their student athletes prepare for their journey in life.
Doug Hink
St. David's
Cary, NC

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August 29, 2018
This course is great
Nate Mitchell
Coach
LaCrosse, WI

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August 28, 2018
I liked the course it just takes way to long to complete the entire course.
RJ Sumrall
Area Representative
Ankeny, IA

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August 28, 2018
Very good information, I also enjoyed the FCA aspects at the end of the modules. I feel I will be better as a coach from completing this training. Will probably help me with other aspects of my life as well.

Thank you
Dustin Dildine
Coach
Troy, MO

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August 24, 2018
Exceptional training for not only beginning coaches, but veteran coaches as well.
George Juarez
Coach
East Wenatchee, Washington

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August 23, 2018
I truly believe that when implemented, this program can absolutely change the culture of not only your team, but your school and the surrounding community.
John Petticrew
Coach
Carthage, MO

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August 23, 2018
I think this is a must for all Athletic Directors. Getting and using this for your coaching staff can completely change your program.
Kaitlin Glover
Athletic Director
Las Vegas, NV

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August 22, 2018
I enjoyed going through this process. Most of what was spoken (taught) is what I have been noticing and truly opened my eyes. My heart/mind was ready to hear what was communicated during each module. I would say it showed me that my path and heart is in the right the right place to make a change and what is truly important. The student's athlete as a whole. I never was one to be just first dimensional but has always felt there was more. By going through this course allowed me to see more of the 2nd dimension and how to use the 3rd dimension.
Tony Howell
Head Volleyball Coach
Nashville, TN

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August 21, 2018
This course has given me so much amazing input on how to be a better coach.
Tyler Conway
Coach
Springfield, MO

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August 21, 2018
Amazing and Transforming!
Thank you
Darcy Bruggman
Eastmont Swim and Dive Coach
Wenatchee, Washington

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August 21, 2018
I liked the updated version, shorter videos are good. there was some repeated info at times, that seemed redundant.
Dave Applegate
Area Rep FCA
des moines, iowa

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August 19, 2018
3 Dimensional Coaching is very intentional in its purpose. Every coach should invest in the framework to fulfill the meaningful relationships our athletes so desperately desire.
Adam Vogel
Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School
Kankakee, IL

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August 19, 2018
This course should be required for every coach as they begin their journey. As a coach of 20 years it was a great reminder of the power we have as coaches and to make sure we focus energy in the right places.
Jon Wrigley
Tennis Coach
Spokane, WA

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August 17, 2018
I truly was blessed by this and know I am encouraged to go out and live it out.
Pete DeLaRosa
Coach
Bellevue, Washington

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August 16, 2018
This course was very motivational for me. I feel inspired to employ more dimensions to my coaching with thoughtful intention, insight, and reflection. This course reminded of the magnitude of my position as a coach and the importance of relationships, joy, community, parent involvement, and spirit of sport. I look forward to this coming year as I connect with other coaches and work on my coaching purpose. I know this framework will have an impact on myself, the athletes, and the community I coach in. I highly recommend this coaching course! Thank you!
Micah Stewart
Coach
Portland, Oregon

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August 14, 2018
Excellent! The purposeful reflection and very specific suggestions within the 2nd and 3rd dimensions have started me on a 3Dimensional coaching path. I would say I was dabbling in coaching in the second dimension and sticking my toes in the water of the 3rd dimension. The writing of a Transformational Purpose Statement and the strategies given will hopefully help me to "swim" in the 2nd & 3rd dimensions!
Jason Glines
Coach
lincoln, NE

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August 12, 2018
This course really allowed me to take a look at myself as a coach, as well as why I do it. By knowing who I am as a coach, I can better serve and lead my athletes.
Zachary Lucas
Coach
CHAPMAN, KS

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August 12, 2018
This course was an outstanding way of looking into coaching the entire athlete. The way that the modules were put together and the material covered are top notch. Any individual who works with young people should take this course.
Nick Ficker
Coach
Swannanoa, North Carolina

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August 10, 2018
This course was initially taken as just a requirement to get to a "next level" of coaching. It succeeded in that task as my whole outlook on life and coaching, from my athletes to my family has changed. I know understand my purpose at a higher level
Scott Cutbirth
Coach
Lees Summit, MO

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August 9, 2018
Very long but detailed and full of great ideas.
Patrick Nichols
TBHS
Wentzville, MO

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August 7, 2018
I have always known the kind of coach I wanted to be and that I strive to be. Now I have an actual name for that. A 3Dimensional Coach. I am excited to continue my journey with the resources and information I received in this course.
Erin Bell
Head Volleyball Chapman High School
Chapman, KS

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August 7, 2018
I felt the course gave me a lot of insight on how to be a better coach and person.
Travis Elliott
Coach
Chapman, KS

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August 6, 2018
This is an incredible course that provides structure and a plan for positively impacting players in a transformational way.
Darrell Johnson
Coach
Troy, MO

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August 6, 2018
Great course to rethink and evaluate your role as a coach.
Ky Millard
Coach
Troy, Missouri

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August 6, 2018
This course touches so many other areas of life in addition to coaching. I find myself applying these 3 dimensional approaches in all parts of my life!
Frank "Gator" Heath
Coach
Fort Walton Beach, FLORIDA

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August 6, 2018
I really enjoyed this course. It has opened my eyes to the reasons it is often difficult to deal with student athletes and their parents. It has also given me tools to deal with those issues rather then just complaining about them and waiting for them to change on their own.
Rachel Dixon
Prairie Grove High School Spirit Coach
Prairie Grove, AR

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August 6, 2018
I would recommend this course to any coaches looking to empower their athletes. This program can transform a good coach to a great coach. Athletes need all 3 dimensions in order to perform their best!
Adrian Kleinjan
Coach
Junction City, KS

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August 5, 2018
This course has helped me not only to become a better coach, but as a husband, father, and spiritual leader in our home!
Josh Austin
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Walnut Ridge, AR

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August 1, 2018
Great information!
Amy Blucker
Coach
Bourbonnais, Illinois

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July 31, 2018
Excellent! I really came into this training wondering if it would teaching me anything new or if it would be anything I could actully use. I took something away from every module and I am not much more intentional when I coach.
Joy Allen
Coach
Asheville, NC

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July 30, 2018
Excellent
Kristin Siget
Coach
Oregon, WI

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July 29, 2018
Great course.
Rocky Nelson
Coach
MENO, Oklahoma

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July 28, 2018
This course made me take a good long look at myself and figure out how I can better touch the hearts of my athletes.
Nicole Howard
Coach
Chapman, Ks

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July 23, 2018
As a teacher and a coach, I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to take this course. I know the information presented will positively impact my students in the classroom as well as my athletes on the court and most importantly as a wife and mother too.
Sara Cook
Coach
Chapman, Kansas

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July 23, 2018
Great men who opened their heart to help me become a coach who can transform lives! The presenters of this course did an amazing job of changing traditional views, and opening my mind and heart to new strategies and new processes for impacting kids. Loved it!
Doug Meyer
Head Boys Basketball Coach
Tempe, AZ

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July 22, 2018
Great course! Really caused me to reflect and change the path of my coaching throughout my program.
Matt Gallagher
Coach
Stoughton, WI

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July 21, 2018
GREAT Course
Christine Carnero
Coach
Santa rosa beach, Florida

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July 20, 2018
Awesome!
Ridge Foster
Coach
Chapman, KS

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July 19, 2018
I enjoyed this course. I liked the way Biblical truths were tied into coaching.
Carla Elder
Prairie Grove Public Schools
Prairie Grove, AR

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July 17, 2018
This is a great “wake-up” for your life. It makes you pause and think about what you are doing now as a coach and how to reach your athletes.
John Elder
Coach
Prairie Grove, AR

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July 15, 2018
This course is outstanding, it really helps you understand the totality of coaching in this 21st century from all dimension to produce the best athlete, and a better you as well as coach.
Ronald Echols
Coach
Willard, NC

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July 12, 2018
Lots of great ideas and suggestions to use for coaching and teaching.
Afton Diehl
Coach & Teacher
Enterprise, Kansas

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July 8, 2018
This is a good systematic way to understand how to teach and coach the whole player: body, mind and spirit.
Brian Sneed
Coach
Goodlettsville, TN

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July 3, 2018
I've had a feeling for many years that we have sacrificed character development for winning at all costs. I'm a big sports fan for all sports(Steeler blood in my veins) and especially tennis. I had the honor of hitting with Rod Laver over 25 yrs ago, a great Grand Slam champion, and a true sportsman/gentleman. Roger Federer and Serena Williams are great current tennis role models, but there have been several in the past that have missed the mark. Thanks for this ongoing course and journey many coaches need to take!
Steve Striffler
Boys and Girls High School Tennis Coach
WAtsonville, Ca.

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July 3, 2018
A great confirmation and reminder of what really matters when being a coach. This course inspired me to continue on the path of transformational coaching, and gave me more tools to do that.
Kristen Hawkins
New Life Academy
Saint Paul, Minnesota

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July 1, 2018
I enjoyed how this course really focused in on pushing coaches to view their players as more than just players.
Elizabeth Bart
Coach
Bourbonnais, IL

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July 1, 2018
I really liked the way the course was broken down into stages. This allowed the information to be easier to be absorbed.
Haylee Beck
Coach
Manteno, IL

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July 1, 2018
This course allowed me to see the error in the previous way I coached and moved me towards a different heading.
Johnathon Chaplain
Coach
Orlando, Florida

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June 30, 2018
This is a great course to help you find yourself as a person and as a coach. I highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in coaching. You will definitely understand how to deal with your athletes on different levels.
Sam Mann
Coach
Roseville, MN

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June 30, 2018
Not only will this help me become a better coach by reaching my players on different levels, it will allow me to use this in all aspects of my life.
Dave Darr
Coach
Woodbury, Minnesota

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June 29, 2018
I thought the principles which were taught to us were very enlightening. I wish I had this course 20 years ago when I first started as a head coach.
Jeff Sheets
Coach
Chapman, KS

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June 29, 2018
loved the course, ty it help me get organized what I have been trying to do for years!!
Fred Bundy
Coach
huntsville, alabama

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June 29, 2018
This course has allowed me to take time and think through the why questions of why I coach. It has allowed me to discover my true purpose in coaching and has given me avenues to implement that purpose.
Johnathon Chaplain
Coach
Orlando, Florida

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June 27, 2018
I am a blessed coach who has had the opportunity to experience much of what is presented in the 3d course. It is so important to be open to growth - and reminded of what is our primary focus - the athletes. All things are possible to those who love God and are called according to His purpose!
Thomas Larsen
Coach
Tacoma, WA

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June 26, 2018
Great Course! A must for all coaches!
Casey Chester
Coach
Pocahontas, AR

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June 26, 2018
Course has excellent material, and has the potential to make significant changes in the lives of many coaches.
Wally Bomgren
Coach
woodbury, Minnesota

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June 25, 2018
This was a very engaging process that brought to light the huge needs of our young athletes and the impact coaches can have with a 3 dimensional purpose and a plan.
Bobby O'Brien
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Darien, IL

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June 25, 2018
The setup for this course is ideal. The videos are relevant. 3-D Coaching promotes an outstanding message to coaches to help with this generation of athletes. I'm so excited to implement the ideas I learned from the course.
Michelle Elliott
Coach
Chapman, Kansas

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June 23, 2018
I think every coach needs to go through this program. There are parts that every coach can use to improve their team.
Theron Frazer
Shadow Ridge head Wrestling
Surprise, Arizona

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June 22, 2018
This was a very fine presentation of material that our culture desperately needs. I pray that godly men will pick this up and run with it the hopes of furthering the gospel of Jesus Christ that God might save more men for life change.
Greg Clearman Clearman
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Coal Valley, IL

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June 21, 2018
Awesome Course!! Great information, examples, and tools for use by coaches in developing their teams.
Bill Cook

Raleigh, North Carolina

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June 20, 2018
The best class on coaching I have ever been a part of.
Kevin Shepherd
Coach
Holidy, FL

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June 15, 2018
This was an excellent course and something that all coaches should take as we strive to positively lead the next generation.
David Peter
Athletic Director, Head Football Coach
Phoenix, AZ

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June 14, 2018
Absolutely amazing and life changing.
Kyle Brady
Coach
Asheville, North Carolina

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June 8, 2018
Very insightful and informative
Kirbi Hinton
Coach
redfield, ar

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June 7, 2018
Thank you for your obedience to create this course! It has been life changing! For the Kingdom...!
Shanel Louw
Coach
George, Western Cape

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June 7, 2018
Great stuff!
Mark Smith
Coach
Redfield, Arkansas

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June 4, 2018
I enjoyed every aspect of it. Great to have different people giving input. Would like to see a list of 3D Principles and Definitions somewhere.
Roland Rudzitis
LCA Head Volleyball Coach
Andover, MN

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June 4, 2018
This course opened my eyes to the power and influence I have as a coach. I have a renewed desire to make each season count for eternity.
Cheryl Fregeau
Coach at Legacy Christian Academy
Andover, MN

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June 3, 2018
Excellent course, if you coach with these tactics you will have a successful season every year. Not by wins and losses, but by the way your team performs and the attitudes they have throughout the season.
Todd Manske
Coach
Nowthen, MN

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June 3, 2018
This course has caused me to view my role as a coach in an entirely new light. Wins and losses are not the most important thing in coaching, but developing young people to fulfill their life's purpose is so important. I hope to continue this journey as a 3 dimensional coach for the remainder of my career.
John Gray
Coach
GOODYEAR, AZ

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
June 1, 2018
I started this course looking for a change in my coaching style. After many years of success I had become burned out and questioning why I am doing this anyway. Days were becoming tough and I begin to think I need to get out of this profession. 3D Coaching has brought me back to see Why I coach. It has caused me to focus on relationships and not wins and losses. This past spring I yelled less and spent more time with my arm around a kid asking how he was doing. It is not perfect and there are still rough days but I have a new found purpose in my coaching.
Greg Werner
Head Football Coach - Hilldale High School
Van Buren, AR

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
May 30, 2018
IF you truly want to change the lives of your athletes and help to make their future healthy and happy, take to heart the program information, I've seen what it can do.
Mike Karnes
Coach
Kremlin, OK

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
May 28, 2018
3d coaching is a great framework for coaches, teachers, and parents who want to improve how they can inspire and motivate their children to be outstanding people!!
DAVID ARCEMENT
COACH
White Hall, AR

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
May 27, 2018
Very worthwhile.
Nate Thacker
Sunset Football Coach Jv/Varsity
Portland, Oregon

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
May 27, 2018
Really good course. Provided new actions to further develop my coaching direction and philosophy as well as provided confirmation of things that I am currently doing.
Jeff Howell
Coach
Canal Winchester, Ohio

FAQ's

What is the difference between the course for certification and the course for college credit?

If a student wants to receive college credit for taking 3Dimensional Coaching, he/she must enroll in that version of the course. The cost is $450 for 3 hours of transcripted college credit (graduate level), whereas the cost is only $115 to take the course for certification. The course for college credit has an additional unit utilizing Joe Ehrmann’s book InSideOut Coaching, while the course for certification does not include this extra work.


What is the difference between 3Dimensional Coaching and 3Dimensional Coaching?

The version of the course for certification contains the same modules, learning objectives, videos, quizzes, exercises and planning tools as the standard version. The difference is that it provides short faith-based video teachings at the end of each module that help coaches explore the topic at hand through the lens of their faith. These add-ons are provided by FCA, a level 3 partner of the 3D Institute.


If I choose the Course for Credit option, will I still receive my 3D Coaching certificate?

Yes. Whether you are taking a course for certification only, or the course for certification AND college credit, you will be mailed a hard-copy of your certificate once you complete your coursework.


Can I use this course to satisfy CEU’s and/or professional development requirements?

Because our curriculum is based on the academic research of Dr. Jeff Duke E.D.d., and the content is taught in the university setting at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, school districts and athletic organizations should have no problem counting this coursework towards professional development requirements. Check with whomever is in charge of professional development in your organization to inquire, and let us know how we can help you get it approved.


I’m an administrator and I want ALL of my coaches to be certified. How do I get them enrolled?

We have many school districts, clubs, and athletic organizations who require their coaches to be 3D certified. This process is easy. Simply reach out, let us know how many licenses you would like to purchase, and we will set up a unique code that will allow your coaches to enroll in the course at no cost to them. We will then send you an invoice, and you can pay for them all at once out of your athletic budget, professional development budget, or with donated funds from sponsors. As an administrator, we will give you tools to help guide your coaches through this journey and set you up with account access so you can monitor their progress.


Once I enroll, am I on a time limit to complete the online course?

You set the pace for your coursework. If you are taking the course for certification only, there is no deadline unless you are in a situation where a supervisor establishes one for you. However, if you are taking the course for credit and you want to receive your grade at the end of the current trimester, you must complete your coursework in correspondence with the university academic calendar. If you don’t complete the work within the trimester, you can simply keep working at your own pace until you finish. Once you are done, you will receive your grade.


Do I have to buy the Companion Study Guide to receive my certification?

No. Though we feel that it is the best practice to use the Companion Study Guide to enhance your learning experience, it is not required to receive your certificate. Keep in mind that if you are using the coursework to count towards professional development requirements, the study guide will allow you to engage with the 3D training for many more clock hours than the online training alone. This should translate to more CEU’s, recertification points, etc.


How do I use the Companion Study Guide?

The Companion Study Guide will help chronicle your journey through the 3D Coaching online training. This spiral-bound book can be used as a journal to take notes from the online training. Also, it can serve as a quick reference guide to remind you of key teaching points that were presented in the video teaching. However, we believe the best way to use this resource is in the context of community with others. Each chapter corresponds with an online module and has thought provoking questions that allow coaches to discuss and process the content with each other. Coaches can watch the video modules on their own, then get together to discuss using the Companion Study Guide in small groups.


Can the Companion Study Guide be used to complement ANY version of the course?

Yes. Whether you are taking one of the courses for certification only, or the course for certification AND college credit, the Companion Study Guide will correspond with the training you experience online. However, if you are taking the course for credit, the extra coursework associated with Joe Ehrmann’s book InSideOut Coaching is not associated with the Companion Study Guide in any way.


If my school district/organization is requiring me to be certified in 3D Coaching, can I enroll in 3Dimensional Coaching?

Yes, unless your supervisor tells you otherwise. Because the 3D Coaching portion of the training is identical in both versions, you will experience the same learning objectives regardless of which version you choose. By enrolling in the version, you are simply opting to have access to an additional 1.5 hours-worth of faith-based content that is complementary to the 3D training. This content has been provided by FCA, a level 3 partner of the 3D Institute.


Does the Companion Study Guide and the Companion Bible Study cover the same content?

Though they both follow the same topical outline, the content in each resource is different. The Companion Study Guide corresponds to the online 3D Coaching training modules and the Companion Bible Study corresponds to the faith-based add-ons in the version.


How is the Companion Bible Study meant to be used?

Although this resource can be used individually by coaches who are going through 3Dimensional Coaching, it was designed by FCA with the intent for coaches to use in Coaches’ Huddles.


What is the relationship between 3D Institute and FCA?

FCA uses 3Dimensional Coaching as their framework for training coaches. FCA has licensed the content from 3D Institute and partnered to develop faith-based resources that complement the 3D training.


FCA - "A Level 3 Partner"

As coaches take the 3D journey, oftentimes it leads to deep reflection upon issues of identity, significance, and purpose. When coaches begin to process these deeper issues of the heart, it can easily lead to discussions that are faith-based in nature. Because the 3D Institute does not specialize in helping coaches process these 3rd dimension issues from a faith-based perspective, we have identified FCA as a "Level 3 Partner" who can come alongside coaches in their faith journey. FCA has been about the business of serving coaches in their spiritual journey for over 60 years, and we count it as a great privilege to have such a great "Level 3 Partner."

Dr. Jeff Duke, E.D.d. 
3D Institute, President
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