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Title: Success is a matter of choice. Choose to be successful!

Success is a matter of choice. Choose to be
  • Coaching The Art and Science

Reflections on Coaching
  • What is a coach?
  • What does it mean to you ?
  • Why do I want to coach?
  • Different reasons, different motivating factors.
  • Understanding these factors important to
    determining how sport is approached.
  • (Coach Workbook page 3, 2.1 and 2.2)

Why do I Coach?
  • - Contribute to overall growth of people.
  • Have a good time when coaching.
  • Makes me feel good.
  • I like the power.
  • I like the recognition.
  • Like to stay active in sport.
  • Give back to system that I benefited from.
  • Set an example to my family of leadership and
    charitable acts

Approaches to Coaching Questionnaire
  • assign 3 to most preferred,
  • 1 to least preferred and
  • 2 to remainder.
  • Self Task Social
  • b a c
  • a b c
  • c b a
  • c a b
  • b a c
  • b a c
  • a b c

Approaches to Coaching Self Approach
  • Wants to be a winning coach
  • Interested in personal recognition and fulfilling
    their own needs
  • Success is a function of great coaching, losses
    due to poor athletes
  • youve let me down, how could you embarrass

Approaches to Coaching Task Approach
  • Wants to achieve team goals
  • Strives to be effective in teaching skills and to
    be knowledgeable about the game
  • Focus on playing sport well and overcoming
    barriers preventing success

Approaches to Coaching Social Approach
  • Concerned with forming friendships, sharing and
    the security of belonging
  • Emphasizes having fun and working co-operatively
  • Easy to talk to, always friendly and enjoys being
    with the athletes

Approaches to Coaching NCCP Survey
  • What approach do most coaches take?
  • Most volunteer coaches task oriented
  • Energy aimed at attaining teams goals
  • Most important goal is?
  • Socialization through sport participation
  • Physical, psychological and social development of

Approaches to Coaching Outcomes
  • Socialization Fun Winning
  • a b c
  • b c a
  • a b c

Why Athletes Participate
  • Groups of 4
  • Task to be competed in 5 minutes!
  • List the different reasons why athletes
    participate in sport.
  • Workbook Part A page 4 3.1
  • List on blackboard (selected groups)
  • Longest list wins!
  • Best list matching Ewing Seefeldt (1991)

Why Athletes Participate
  • 1 Fun
  • as defined by Stephen Danish, 1992
  • skill challenge
  • skill gt challenge boredom
  • skill lt challenge frustration

Why Athletes Participate
  • 2. Improve skills
  • 3. Stay in shape
  • 4. To be good at something
  • 5. Excitement

Why Athletes Participate
  • 6. Exercise
  • 7. To be part of a team
  • 8. For the challenge
  • 9. Learn new skills
  • 10. To win

Why Athletes Participate
  • NCCP four main categories
  • 1. Achievement
  • 2. Affiliation
  • 3. Sensation
  • 4. Self Direction, Independence

  • Wish to improve, master new skills,
  • pursue excellence
  • Achievement oriented situations
  • - performance evaluation against standard
  • - risk involved to achieve success
  • - outcome skill dependent not chance

Achievement Coaching Tips
  • Have a multitude of objective measures
  • Set realistic goals and progressively increase
  • Point out individual improvement objectify
  • Competitions with suitable opponents

  • A desire to have positive and friendly relations
    with others
  • Affiliation oriented athletes
  • - enjoy being with friends
  • - like to get along well with teammates
  • - feel its important to be accepted by team
  • Strongest and most common motive for continued
    sports participation

Affiliation Coaching Tips
  • Provide opportunities for social gatherings
  • - team parties
  • Regular rap sessions after practice
  • Encourage athletes to help one another
  • Promote view each athlete is valued
  • Initiations?

  • A desire to experience the sights, sounds and
    physical feelings surrounding a sport or the
    excitement in a sport
  • Sensation oriented athletes
  • - enjoy sensory stimulation of the sport
  • - enjoy physical sensations of activity

Sensation Coaching Tips
  • Keep athletes active
  • Vary workouts change the normal routine
  • Warm up to music
  • Set up close games and interesting challenges

Self Direction, Independence
  • A wish to feel a sense of control,
  • to feel in charge
  • Self-direction oriented athletes
  • - like to have a sense of personal control
    over outcomes
  • - like to be treated in a responsible way
    and feel some responsibility for their own

Self Direction, Independence Coaching Tips
  • Put participants in position of leadership
  • - lead warm up, players drills
  • Allow athletes to make own tactical decisions

  • What expectations do you think parents, athletes
    and associated sports personnel have of you as a
  • Would you be able to fulfill their expectations?
  • Workbook page 5 4.1

Parental Expectations of Coaches
  1. Make sport enjoyable
  2. Respect children as individuals
  3. Be a knowledgeable leader
  4. Be safety-conscious
  5. Act in a mature and adult manner
  6. Be fair
  1. Respect rules and officials
  2. Equal playing time opportunities
  3. Plan activities effectively
  4. Be approachable
  5. Strive to win

  • What expectations do you think parents have of
  • Workbook page 5 4.1

Parental Expectations of Sport
  1. Build self esteem
  2. Have fun
  3. Develop skills
  4. Increase fitness
  5. Make new friends
  1. Other
  2. Have professional career
  3. Play on winning team
  4. Win awards
  5. Olympic involvement

Parents and the Coach
  • Privately and publicly critiquing you
  • When involved think they have voice in decisions
    of your program
  • Parents want best for their child
  • Focus on final outcome not process
  • Why include parents in program?
  • They are childs first teachers
  • Want to be involved in childs activities
  • Help with off court necessities
  • Including others adds strength