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.


Screenshots of an Example Course Module

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Customer Reviews

Average Customer Rating:  4.81 / 5 Stars

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December 7, 2019
Walking through this course has opened my eyes to the immense responsibility and opportunities that coaches have in raising the next generation. While sports is a performance based activity, it is truly important to move the players from greater to good. And good is the character of God. As a disciple of Christ and a coach, all the more I have to be intentional to impart the good upon the next generation.
Penny Khoo
Coach
Bandar Baru Air Itam, Pulau Pinang

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December 5, 2019
I will never coach the same way again.
Jeff Smyth
Coach
Pickering, ON

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December 5, 2019
This course has helped me reflect on how I have been coaching. I believe it is a great resource to help coaches move forward.
Edward Lim
Coach
Glugor, Penang

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December 4, 2019
Great course. Glad our coaches are doing this. All coaches need this.
Josh Poteet
Athletic Director
Olathe, KS

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December 2, 2019
Very good coaching course. Plenty of knowledge that is valuable to implement into daily coaching.
Andre D'Cunha
Coach
Phoenixville, PA

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December 2, 2019
I am now in my 30th season as a coach and have a strong feeling that my coaching journey might be coming to an end. I don't know what the Lord has in mind for me, but I felt that this course might help me to still see and feel his hand at work in my professional life. Even though I've read the 3D Coaching book and have made attempts to implement its principles into to my coaching in the past, the ability to re-write a transformational purpose statement at the end of this course has helped to give me some strength and guidance for the season at hand. I appreciate the passion and wisdom that has gone into developing this course and pray that it will reach and impact many for years to come.
Trent Turner
Coach
Lancaster, PA

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November 20, 2019
This course should be a prerequisite for all candidates for any coaching position. It would also be applicable to anyone who is in a leadership role in any business or organization.
Joey Sichting
FCA Huddle Leader
Memphis, TN

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November 18, 2019
This course reinforced many of the beliefs and habits I have already formed and provided me with several new ideas to implement in my coaching style.
Sean Daugherty
Coach
Beaverton, OR

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November 18, 2019
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pradeep perera
coach
kelaniya Srilanka, western provice

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November 17, 2019
This course was veery helpful, it made me understand the rold of being a coach and ehat it takes to do it. Helping others and staying positive in life is the key so this course will also demonstrate that.
Bariq London
Coach
Philadelphia, PA

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November 17, 2019
I really enjoyed this course and even though it was originally an assignment I ended up learning a lot.
Harry Colegrove
Coach
Phoenixville, PA

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November 15, 2019
I took this class/certification because of a requirement in my college class. While being a college athlete as well as a coach, I was able to take some of what was being said in the videos and relate it back to my own coach, and put it into practice with my own athletes.
Kaitlyn Hess
Coach
Phoenixville, PA

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November 14, 2019
I always knew to be an effective coach you had to dig deeper than just coaching the specific sports skills, but what the 3D coaching course has given me that I didn't have before are proven strategies to reach the mind and hearts of athletes!
Mitchell DeHoff
Coach
Junction City, Ks

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November 13, 2019
I believe the 3Dimensional Coaching course was a perfect demonstration to allow current and future coaches to understand how to reach the full potential of each athlete, whether it is pee-wee level to professional, from all three dimensions.
Nicholas Turick
Coach
Phoenixville, PA

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November 11, 2019
I loved course and am sad it is finished. This course has given me so many tools to be better for student/athletes. Moving forward, I feel like I am able to take the things I have learned and implement them immediately. This is the best course I have ever taken. No one course has had such an impact on me both personally and professionally. Thank you!
Kelli Moore
Coach
West Des Moines, IA

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November 10, 2019
I found the course eye opening and many of the strategies will help me change the culture of our team.
Patrick Flanagan
Golf Coach
Cedar Rapids, IA

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November 9, 2019
This course will make you think...think of the times that you made mistakes while coaching, and then consider the various strategies to improve yourself--and your team. It's encouraging, validating, and very helpful as a resource for use this season, and the next.
Eric Arnold
Teacher and Coach
Prairie Village, KS

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November 7, 2019
This course has change my outlook on my coaching philosophy. I love how it incorporates more than just the X's and O's of coaching. I whole-heartedly agree that we as coaches need to touch the souls of the young we people we are fortunate enough to have cross our paths. Thank you for this experience.
Arthur Ireland
Coach
Casper, WY

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November 6, 2019
Thank you for taking the time, over the years, to put this program together. As the FCA leader at my school, I have more opportunities with coaches than I ever did before thanks to this program. As a coach, I have more tools in my toolbox and more confidence as I continue my coaching adventure. Thanks again.
Justin Peterson
Coach
Almena, WI

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November 6, 2019
Excellent course. It covers a variety of topics and helps you build the shelves of fundamental coaching so that you can add to them as you progress in life.
Eric Nihart
Coach
Alleman, Iowa

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November 4, 2019
The videos were succinct but clear.
The points were focused.
A course worth signing up for!
Tee Ee Han
Coach
Singapore, Singapore

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November 2, 2019
Loved this course. It made me take a step back and look at the way I couch and teach. I want to make sure I am doing the best I can.
Chantay Caron
Coach
Junction City, Kansas

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November 2, 2019
I enjoyed this course a lot. It made me step back and think about the way I coach and teach.
Chantay Caron
Coach
Junction City, Kansas

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October 30, 2019
I though this course was amazing! I love coaching kids and this course helped me with taking my coaching to the next level.
Eric Butzler
Cumberland School District
Cumberland, Wisconsin

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October 27, 2019
Loved the course work and content. It was good for validation of things being done and also ideas for new strategies in the 2nd and 3rd dimensions.
Jared Barker
Varsity Baseball Coach
Merriam, KS

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October 25, 2019
Excellent.
Paul Austin
Girls Varsity Soccer Coach
Austin, Texas

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October 24, 2019
great
Dominique Simmons
Program Director/Girls Varsity Head Coach
GEORGETOWN, TX

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October 24, 2019
There is power in a system. It can be learned, it can be taught, and it provides a reference point against which to evaluate all the aspects of leadership in athletics. 3D Coaching equipped me to pursue all three dimensions of developing my team with excellence, and to keep my focus eternal and character driven, not results driven.
Nate Turner
Assistant Athletic Director
Austin, Texas

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October 24, 2019
Excited to attend the conference in January
Michael McCollum
Assistant Athletic Director
Wimberley, Texas

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October 24, 2019
I have never taken a course that has the potential of being this transformational and also provides the tools to put what I've learned into action quite so easily. I hope all coaches everywhere have the opportunity to conduct this training. It would change the sports world and our communities for the "good" and for God.
Kimberly Brienzi
Program Director/Coach
AUSTIN, TX

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October 24, 2019
Inspiring, thank you!
Yanci Rhine
Cheer Director
Lakeway, Tx

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October 24, 2019
It was a wonderful course. We went through it as a department during my first season of coaching. Was a tremendous help to go through with others who could encourage me.
John Elcock
Cross Country Program Director
Austin, TX

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October 24, 2019
Good content. Couldn’t exist mobile platform at end of a module without opening up a new window.
Graham Staniforth
Lacrosse Program Director
Bee Cave, TX

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October 23, 2019
Great ideals
Coach Carlton Smith
Varsity Asst. Coach
Clute, TX

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October 20, 2019
This course allowed me to reflect on how and what I currently do as a coach with each of my teams. Am I treating them all the same or do some teams only get little bits of the three dimensions and other get it all.
Graham Smurthwaite
Head Coach
PFLUGERVILLE, TX

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October 12, 2019
This course changed my whole approach to coaching. I learned that it's not only about the fundamentals but how to connect with each player and how to form a relationship that goes beyond the game and the season but forming a relationship that can last a lifetime. I find myself connecting with my players on another level, and I see the difference on how they respond and are more motivated in practice and in the games.
James Hernandez
Athletes In Action
Weehawken, New Jersey

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October 10, 2019
This course helped me to redefine my why and refreshing the way I impact coaches and athletes.
Dominique Simmons
Program Director/Girls Varsity Head Coach
GEORGETOWN, TX

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October 8, 2019
This course has change my life for the better.
Antony Partee
Head Coach
Lakeland, Tennessee

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October 7, 2019
Great course for coaches that never stop learning
Joel Denman
Coach
Vancouver, WA

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October 7, 2019
Great course.
Garrett Johnson
FHS
SPRINGFIELD, VA

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October 1, 2019
Great information
Brandon Morris
Head Coach
Clarksville, TN

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October 1, 2019
This course was different than other coaching courses. It made me reflect and improve on my own practice.
Michelle Mury
Coach
Longview, WA

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October 1, 2019
This course was excellent. While I believe in many ideas discussed during the course I didn't have the tools to use to achieve those goals. This class provides the tools needed to reach our athletes and students in all three dimensions. I would strongly recommend this program to any coach!
Donald Aulbert III
Coach
Oak Grove, MO

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September 30, 2019
I learn so much. For two reasons: first, I am just getting involved in coaching. So most of the information was fairly new. Second, what was shared is much more, and better, than what is generally passed on to coaches. Three things that I love about the 3 dimensional coaching approach are: first, it produces holistic development. Second, it encourages life-long development. Third, it success results are the best. I have already started applying it. And I shall surely recommend it.
Alex Altidor
Manager
Kingstown, None

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September 30, 2019
Great information opened my eyes to different facets of coaching
Brandon Morris
Head Coach
Clarksville, TN

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September 30, 2019
The personal testimonies and experiences on tape speak for themselves and our powerful and effective in accomplishing the stated goals of your course.
Rick Peters
Fayetteville Christian School- Coach
Fayetteville, NC

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September 24, 2019
It was a great process. Loved it, excited to put it into action.
Taryn Mast
Coach
Argyle, TX

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September 23, 2019
Great course
Jace Martens
Teacher/Coach
Cumberland, WI

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September 21, 2019
This was very helpful, and inline with much of what I have read on my own. I love the FCA devotions at the end of each module. This has been an incredible recourse, and will commit to weaving in this content to the fabric of all I do.
Cody Dougless
Coach
Carthage, MO

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September 21, 2019
This is a course that would benefit anyone! It is perfect for coaches who are just beginning their careers to the life long coaches. Wether you are need some strategies to continue doing what you already do or to change your path completely, this is an excellent way to approach either. I look forward to my own strides with the framework, but I can't wait to see how I can mentor others with this framework.
Chris Sigmon
Women's Basketball Coach
Hickory, NC

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September 19, 2019
Wow is all I can say. An eye opener for me.
Brandon Slaughter
Cherokee Washington High School
Cherokee, Iowa

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September 19, 2019
Psychology will continue to have a profound effect on our daily life for years to come. The spectrum covers a wide range of activities from international negotiation to our daily personal life. This self-paced video course provides a sound understanding approach to the 3D framework on how everyone can benefit from it. The theory is straight forward, easy to understand, and also provide the practicality to foster unity and harmony within our community. To achieve this, we must not only be aware and diligent in our words and actions but also to expose ourself to vulnerability so that we can have feedback on how to improve within ourself. With the right intention and patience, anything is possible just as true contentment is within our power.
Felix Chern Xiang Liew
4th Kota Kinabalu Sabah Boys' Brigade Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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September 18, 2019
3D coaching should be required for all coaches to take before their next season.
Lorne Majewski
Coach
Cumberland, WI

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September 13, 2019
This course is very well put together. It takes you through a logical way of becoming a better coach and encourages you in every step.
Katelyn Patterson
Coach
Kansas City, KS

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September 11, 2019
Excellent course that encourages you to examine your current coaching style and to walk you through steps toward lasting improvements.
James Andrews
Coach
Arden, North Carolina

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September 11, 2019
This course removes surface level, cosmetic changes, and works on the core of the coach. As its stated, repeatedly, this isn't a "do these steps to be the best"; rather its a framework that can be manipulated to help your athletes become all they can be.
Ricky Creek
Coach
Marysville, KS

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September 9, 2019
Excellent approach to building community in coaches and athletes everywhere.
Doug Jones
FCA Coach
Tucson, AZ

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September 8, 2019
I loved it, help me better understand what I need to do and reaffirm things some things I am doing
Kyle Hatfield
Coach
Enid, Ok

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September 7, 2019
I've learned a lot through this course. It changes your perspective and forces you to think about why you do what you do.
Brittany Davis
Pender High
Burgaw, NC

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September 7, 2019
The course is impeccable and it has really opened my eyes as a human being and as a coach. Truly Awesome!!
Stephen Benjamin
Director Marketing
Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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September 6, 2019
An eye-opening experience for any coach looking to make a lasting impact on people.
Zach Willis
FCA
Bellingham, Washington

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September 4, 2019
I enjoyed it very much!
This course was able to organize and compile many thoughts and ideas I've always believed in into one nice package!
Greg Fransen
Oganizational Health
Ferndale, WA

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September 3, 2019
I thought it was very good and plan on using it to be a better coach
Todd Wilson
OBA
enid, ok

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September 2, 2019
You may feel like you have been coaching a long time and know all the principles of coaching effectively. But, this course is built on a strong, intentional foundation that will stand the test of time. This course also contains fresh ideas and strategies for the 21st century athlete, who is drastically different than we were as players.
Danny Kendall
Coach
Asheville, NC

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August 31, 2019
its a great course.To
William Fleming
JV Volleyball Coach
Fairfax, VA

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August 30, 2019
This course was amazing. I am so glad there is material out there to train coaches to inspire and lift up student athletes. Thanks again for the time and effort put into this workshop.
Chris Kelley
Coach
Leicester, NC

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August 30, 2019
I found this course to be inspiring. As a coach, this course has helped me to see the bigger picture and the importance of the whole person, not just the athlete part, in the coaching process. It has provided many practical helps that will help to promote foundational relationships between team members (including coaches) and unity among the team.
Dawn Okada
Coach
Fairfax, VA

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August 29, 2019
This course has revolutionized my mindset about the impact of sport. Leave a legacy of faith
Matthew Mahar
Asheville Saints
Asheville, NC

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August 29, 2019
This course has revolutionized my thinking about the impact of sport on our lives. Leave a legacy of faith first!
Matthew Mahar
Asheville Saints
Asheville, NC

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August 27, 2019
It was a very good course reminding us of how we should live our lives
Norton Hook
Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
Olathe, KS

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August 27, 2019
Well worth the time and money. Will recommend this course to all my Coaches.
Adam Aney
President Bad-Draw Wrestling Club
Monroe, WA

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August 27, 2019
Very thought provoking and well worth your time!
Steve Paulson
Head Wrestling Coach
Troutdale, Oregon

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August 25, 2019
Well orchestrated
Chick Westby
Coach
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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August 25, 2019
This course is really good and I am already discussing things that I have learned in this course with other coaches that I know. I have already been implementing that tools learned in this course into my own personal life on and off the court.
Jamia Smith
Fairfax Homeschool Athletic Association
Woodbridge, VA

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August 25, 2019
The 3Dimensional coaching training and framework provides a clear cut, calculated path for coaches looking to become more than just a master of their sport. If you want to truly impact the lives of your players, coaching staff and anyone associated with your program or athletic department, 3D Coaching will provide the necessary avenue to do so consistently and with purpose.
Andy Schwantes
Head Baseball Coach
Cambridge, WI

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August 25, 2019
good refresher course on being a complete coach that doesn't define successes in wins and losses
Mike Hintz
Boys Basketball Coach
Fort Atkinson, WI

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August 25, 2019
This is a great course, this should be shared with not just coaches but with schools to help with students in their district
Rene Pedroza
Coach
La Conner, Washington

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August 24, 2019
The course provided a wealth of knowledge while outlining true meaning and purpose in using the three dimensional approach as a coach. It was encouraging and motivating for a coach who was beginning to grow as a leader in all three dimensions. Most important, I have learned how to reach the heart of every athlete while coaching.
Ryan Hagen
Coach
Wayne, NJ

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August 24, 2019
Excellent course! I am unable to implement a lot of these things myself since I am an assistant but I plan to talk with the head coach about a few of the things we could be doing! It changed my perspective and focus as to why I coach and what type of legacy I hope to leave my players with.
Jenni Staude
Coach
Fort Atkinson, WI

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August 23, 2019
Some videos are too long, but great content
James Peterson
Mountain View High School
RIDGEFIELD, WA

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August 22, 2019
I've been coaching in a variety of contexts for 30 years so thought I was good but this really has reinforced and helped bring discipline to practices I've been doing haphazardly over the years. Thank you for this amazing framework and way of thinking as a coach!
Chris Timm
Coach
Kitchener, On

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August 21, 2019
Well worth the time. Valuable lessons and applications.
John Fant Jr
Coach
Hughesville, MD

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August 21, 2019
loved it, really felt I could use what I learned moving forward in my coaching career.
Cathy Gertsch
Head Cross Country Coach
Hemiston, OR

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August 21, 2019
This was a wonderful resource and I loved all the strategies it gave that we can immediately implement into our programs
Carly Sims
Coach
Kelso, WA

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August 21, 2019
This course gave helpful ideas on how to reach our students as a person, not just as an athlete. I appreciated the real-life examples.
Sara Mendell
Cross Country Assistant Coach
Carthage, Missouri

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August 20, 2019
The course is beneficial not just for sports coaches, but solid advice for living in community in general. Anyone who deals with children whether parents, teachers, or coaches.
Liesel Buschelman

ANNANDALE, VA

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August 19, 2019
This course has changed my whole mindset on coaching. It has helped me gain a deeper understanding of the heart behind coaching and why it is so important to coach more than just the fundamentals of the game.
Carly Croy
Coach
KELSO, Washington

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August 19, 2019
awesome course
Kevin Battaglia

Buckeye, Arizona

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August 19, 2019
Instructive, challenging and inspiring on so many levels. Great content with lots of practical ideas and teaching tools. Very thankful for the FCA devotionals and Christ-centered exhortation. This course is much-needed and life-changing. Thank you!
Melisa Cassell
Coach
Springfield, VA

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August 19, 2019
The 3D coaching material has transformed my view of coaching and administering an athletic organization. 3D coaching has reinforced the need to look at athletes, coaches, and parents first as a part of a family who is working toward the same purpose and then working together to help everyone be the best person they can be - which will in turn make us the best team we can be.
Kay Twaddell
#1 Fan!
Springfield, VA

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August 18, 2019
This was not like any other coaches training I have received. This can be life changing to who put it to practice.
Michelle Mury
Coach
Longview, WA

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August 18, 2019
This course was amazing.
Jacob Leslie
Athletic Director
inman, SC

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August 17, 2019
I enjoyed and learned from the course. I hope top implement what I learned in my coaching.
Kathleen Gareau
FHS
Somers Point, NJ

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August 17, 2019
Great course, so excited to be a part of building a legacy in our community!
Kelly Sims
Coach
Kelso, WA

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August 15, 2019
This course was well planned and organized. It was easy to follow and had amazing nuggets of information that I am planning to use as a coach and to also implement in my classroom.
Jennifer Johnson
Coach
Evansville, WI

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August 14, 2019
I love how throrough this course is and especially the faith based component. Thank you for taking the time to develop a course that can help transform us as coaches as well as our players.
Kerrie Scates
Coach
Clifton, VA

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
August 12, 2019
It would be hard to do better--in finding a framework for everything it takes to be a successful coach, who makes a positive and meaningful impact in athletes lives--than 3D Coaching.
Daniel Cummins
Coach
Enid, OK

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
August 11, 2019
I thought this course was good. I am glad I took this course as a coach. There were times when the videos would get a little long and extensive. Great material covered, and I feel like I will be a better coach and man.
Terrin Garber
Coach
Carthage, MO

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
August 11, 2019
Just when you think you know a lot about coaching, the 3D aspect brings a whole new structure and mind set to the way I will now approach the game and the athletes.
Jordan Everson
Coach
Evansville, Wisconsin

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
August 11, 2019
This course is a great platform for reflection and direction.
Dale Schulz
Evansville School District POPA Program Director
Evansville, Wisconsin

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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