Nonverbal Communication in Sports

Nonverbal Communication in Sports - A closed mouth means he...

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Nonverbal Communication in Sports Justin vanMelle I Intro A. Used many times during sports B. Used to direct plays in a game. C. Hand signals, and body guestures II Importance of Non-verbal’s A. Used to carry out instructions a. Helps team work together b. Increases chance of winning B. Don’t have to call timeouts a. Only the team knows the messages b. Keeps element of surprise alive III How It Works A. They are practiced over and over a. Mostly learned during training camp b. This helps coaches run the game more effectively c. Players relay the message to other teammates B. Must be complex a. If the other team knows the code, they will steal it b. Mixing up signs will help keep it from being stolen IV Non-Verbal Communication in Baseball A. Baseball is slow paced for a reason a. Non-verbal communication is happening every second in baseball
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b. Players are constantly relaying messages around the field B. Covering the base a. Open mouth closed mouth i.
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Unformatted text preview: A closed mouth means he will cover the base ii. An open mouth means that he isnt covering the base, C. Pitcher and catcher decide which pitch to throw D. Third baseman is getting the offense E. Bench coach is shifting the outfield V Non-Verbal Communication in Football A. Plays are called from the sidelines a. Offense and defense get plays from the sideline b. Body gestures and hand signals are used to communicate with the team B. Offensive coordinator tells the quarterback the play C. Defensive coordinator tells defense their play D. It is quickly done before every play E. There is a signal for all of the plays in their playbook VI Non-Verbal Communication in Basketball A. Quick hand signals to change a play B. Signals are ran through the point guard C. Hand signals help control the tempo of the game D. Offense and defense use non verbal communication to develop their game...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BIO 80 taught by Professor Cymbola during the Winter '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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