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Professional Sportsman/ Professional, Athelete

Aliases: Professional Sportsperson, Professional Athlete

Industry/Sector(s): Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Professional Sportsman is expected to perform include:
  • Participating in public exhibitions or competitions of games or sports for gain
  • Discussing details of engagement with clubs, institutions, etc. for participation in exhibition games or sports
  • Playing games or participating in sports according to established rules
  • Exhibiting talent, prowess, skill, style, etc. 
  • Visiting different centres and places to participate in games according to engagement
  • Coaching players in particular games for consideration
  • Signing contracts for engagement
  • Playing games like cricket, football, tennis, etc. professionally based on the players’ proficiency and engagement
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is a field job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Flexible working hours
  • Minimum 8 hours of practise everyday
  • Shift system is not available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Minimum – 12th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • In-depth knowledge of all the rules and regulations related to the game
  • Skilled in handling and using the sports equipment
  • Knowledge of events being held for sports professionals
  • Ability to take up engagement with various sports clubs, institutions etc.
  • Skilled in playing the game
  • Proficiency in fulfilling all the fitness criteria set by the sports body
  • Ability to keep mentally fit before a game/match 
  • Skilled in exhibiting talent, prowess, skill, style, etc. in every game played
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 4

Not Applicable

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4

Government and private schools and boards across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://careerafter12th.in/top-5-scholarship-for-12th/

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://cbse.edurite.com/cbse-syllabus/cbse-syllabus-for-class-12.html

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

District Level Sportsman/Athlete → State Level Sportsman/Athlete → National Level Sportsman/Athlete → Professional Sportsman → Sports Coach/Manager

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For freshers - ₹ 12,000 to ₹ 25000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 5

Not required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Professional sports teams
  • National/state teams
KEYWORDS 
  • Professional Sportsperson
  • Professional Sportsman
  • Professional Athlete
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3421.0100 Professional Sportsman/ Professional, Athelete
ISCO 2008 3421 Athletes and Sports Players
NIC 2008 93190 Other sports activities
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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