AL349 _ Chapter 7 Notes _ FILL-IN BLANKS 4th Edition - Chapter 7 Motivating Your Athletes 1 Distinguish between intrinsic and extrinsic rewards

AL349 _ Chapter 7 Notes _ FILL-IN BLANKS 4th Edition

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Chapter 7: Motivating Your Athletes 1 Distinguish between intrinsic and extrinsic rewards. Intrinsic rewards Feelings that are internally satisfying when athletes participate in sport Extrinsic rewards Recognition from others and trophies 2 As a coach, you can help create conditions that neither bore your athletes nor threaten them to the point of anxiety. List five ways you can do so: 1 Fit difficult skills to be learned or performed to the ability of the athletes. 2 Keep practice stimulating by varying your drills and activities to work on skills. 3 Keep everyone active rather than standing around and waiting their turns. 4 Avoid constant instruction during practices and games. 5 Do not constantly evaluate your athletes. 3 What are the steps in creating a self-fulfilling prophecy when coaching. 1 Form certain expectations about each of your players. 2 Communicate those expectations intentionally or unintentionally with various cues. 3 Athletes respond to these cues by adjusting their behavior to match your expectations. 4 Expectations become true. 4 What are four goal-setting guidelines? 1 Emphasize performance goals over outcome goals. 2 Set challenging but realistic goals. 3 Set specific, not general goals. 4 Set both practice and contest goals. 5 What is the fundamental cause of anxiety in sport? Athletes’ uncertainty about whether they can meet demands of coaches, parents, peers, or themselves when meeting these demands is important to them. Basics of Motivation Athletes are {MOTIVATED } to fulfill their needs, and their PRIMARY needs when participating in sports are to have fun and to feel {WORTHY } by experiencing success; AL349 Page 1 Principles of Coaching
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Chapter 7: Motivating Your Athletes with that knowledge, consider what ACTIONS you can take that will positively motivate your athletes and what actions may demotivate them A good {COACH } must understand the difference between extrinsic and INTRINSIC rewards, and which are more meaningful to your athletes; trophies, medal, {MONEY } , praise, and trips to a tournament are examples of {EXTRINSTIC } rewards -- that is, they are provided to athletes by others, or externally; INTRINSIC rewards are those feelings that are internally satisfying when {ATHLETES } participate in sport; having fun and feeling competent and SUCCESSFUL are intrinsic rewards Extrinsic rewards such as {RECOGNITION } from others and trophies can be powerful motivators, but over time these REWARDS may become less valued as more and more {EXTRINSIC } rewards are received, and as athletes DEVALUE extrinsic rewards they may place greater value on the {INTRINSIC } rewards of participation; the nice thing about intrinsic rewards, unlike extrinsic rewards, is that they are self- FUELING ; that is, you as the coach do not need to provide them; in fact, you cannot PROVIDE them; what you can do is create the {CONDITIONS } in practices and games that provide your athletes {OPPORTUNITIES } to attain their own intrinsic rewards – those rewards being FUN and {SUCCESS } Coaches who are great {MOTIVATORS }
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