WHAT TO EXPECT FROM COACHES: A 4-HOUR WORKSHOP
Modern coaching theory is becoming increasingly complex. New sport science revelations and practices by elite sporting nations indicate that coaching programs have to be up-to-date to be effective. This workshop describes the basic principles which underlie coaching excellence, the features of a complete coaching program, and the pitfalls that often occur in coaching endeavors. Participants should gain an understanding of what needs to be done to produce maximized performances in athletes.
Senior athletes, coaches, sports administrators, and parents.
- Seven Principles of Applied Psychology and Their Impact on Coaching
- The principle of specificity.
- The principle of individuality.
- The principle of self-control.
- The principle of involvement.
- The principle of program consolidation.
- The principle of self-involvement.
- The principle of balanced preparation.
- Features Underlying the Effectiveness of a Coaching System
- Totally planned system.
- Maximized productivity.
- Maximized direction.
- Maximized internal motivation.
- Maximized instructional processes.
- Maximized positive experiences.
- Maximized sociability.
- Maximized progress information.
- Transferred control to group/athlete.
- Maximized content variety.
- Characteristics of Coaching Decline
- The aura complex.
- Self-justification of activities.
- "They're all athletes" stigma.
- Intellectual withdrawal phenomenon.
- Expedient evaluations.
- Re-labeling complex.
- Self-talk and -importance.
- Athlete relegation.
- It's the Government's faultism.
- Final regression.
A master copy of a 30-page workbook which needs to be reproduced and distributed to participants will be supplied.
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