Pathway to Pro

Pathway to Pro: Esports Pro Training and Development

The most important moment in a pro eSports gamer’s career is its initiation, how one makes the transition from being a hobby or amateur player to a dedicated, determined, hard working and winning professional. This transition is also the hardest stage of any eSports gamers’ career.


The purpose of this course is to give the aspiring pro eSports gamer a mindset in order to confidently make that transition. We will provide you with insights, inspiration, advice and tools to gain a concrete vision on what it means to become a pro eSports gamer. It covers:

  • Strategies for improving your pro gaming career focus, goal orientation and approach;
  • How to create a supportive environment around yourself for realizing your pro gaming dreams;
  • Tools to develop a success mindset, defining your pro gaming dreams, and your goals and targets to realize those dreams;
  • How to make the right moves in the business of eSports;
  • Pinpoint common mistakes young aspiring pro gamers and teams make;
  • Practical tools to maximize your gaming performance
  • Tested methods for overcoming common problems in human relations and team dynamics.

What is key to note from the get-go is that this course aims to give you a success mindset to approach everything you encounter. With this mindset, you will be able to funnel information that you encounter in a way that best serves your goals. You will know what to use, what not to use, how much time and importance to place onto everything that comes your way, so that you can establish yourself a pro gamer, and also maintain balance with other areas of your life.

Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring young pro gamers (eSports athletes)
  • Anyone who loves playing video games and is curious to know what it takes to transform from an amateur gamer to a full-time professional gamer
Credit Value

N/A – this course is not accredited

Short Term Duration: 3 Months
Long Term Duration: 9 Months
Areas of focus
  • Goal setting
  • Nurturing an environment conducive to success
  • Resilience and persistence
  • Error Correction and self-led development
  • Gaming performance enhancement
  • Importance of fitness levels and health management
  • Human relations and Team dynamics
  • Tactical refinement
Next intake

January 2020