Chapter 2 Notes _ FILL-IN BLANKS 4th Edition - Determining Your Coaching Objectives ANSWER THE QUESTIONS 1 What are the three major goals of coaching 1

Chapter 2 Notes _ FILL-IN BLANKS 4th Edition - Determining...

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Determining Your Coaching Objectives ANSWER THE QUESTIONS: 1What are the three major goals of coaching? 1To win2To help young people have fun3To help young people develop2Recreational and competitive sports programsFunEmphasis on…WinningLearningPerformanceParticipation by allParticipation by the bestRecreational sportCompetitive sport 3What is the philosophy expressed in the motto of the American Sport EducationProgram? 4What is Vince Lombardi’s actual quotation pertaining to “winning”?“Winning isn’t everything, but striving to win is.”5 Winning or striving to win is never more important than athletes’well-being, regardless of the mixed messages our society sends. Three Major Objectives of Coaching The [ GOALS ] coaches usually list fall into three broad categories: 1 To [ WIN ] [ ] To help [ YOUNG ] people have [ FUN ] 2 To help young people [ DEVELOP ] . . . [ PHYSICALLY ] , by learning [ SPORT ] skills, improving [ PHYSICAL ] conditioning, developing good [ HEALTH ] habits, and avoiding injuries AL349 _ Chapter 2 Page 1 Principles of Coaching
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Determining Your Coaching Objectives [ PSYCHOLOGICALLY ] , by learning to [ CONTROL ] their emotions and developing [ FEELINGS ] of self-worth; and [ SOCIALLY ] , by learning cooperation, in a [ COMPETITIVE ] context and appropriate [ STANDARDS ] of behavior Society’s Objectives From a review of the [ PROFESSIONAL ] literature written by educators, journalists, religious leaders, and the medical community it is clear that our [ SOCIETY ] offers sports programs primarily to help young [PEOPLE ] develop physically, [ PSYCHOLOGICALLY ] , and socially – and that it expects you as a coach to accept [DEVELOPMENT ] as your number one objective s Nevertheless, as you strive to [ ACHIVE ] this long-term objective of developing your [ YOUNG ] athletes, our society also encourages you to achieve the [SECONDARY ] and short-term objectives of [ WINNING ] and having [FUN ] . Despite the general focus on [DEVELOPMENT ] in sports involving young athletes, some representatives of our [ SOCIETY ] clearly indicate that they value [ WINNING ] over the development and well-being of [ ATHLETES ] by rewarding only the [ WINNERS ] rather than recognizing all participants equally. Fans cheer [ WINNING ] teams and criticize teams with losses, [ WINNING ] sport programs receive more [ FUNDING ] than losing ones, and coaches’ [ JOBS ] sometimes depend on the win-loss record. As powerful as this [ MESSAGE ] may be in our society, it is one the author urges to be rejected. Instead, [ STRIVE ]
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