Chapter 2 Notes.pdf - Determining Your Coaching Objectives ANSWER THE QUESTIONS 1 What are the three major goals of coaching 1 To win 2 To help young

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Determining Your Coaching Objectives AL349 _ Chapter 2 Page 1 Principles of Coaching ANSWER THE QUESTIONS: 1 What are the three major goals of coaching? 3 What is the philosophy expressed in the motto of the American Sport Education Program? 4 What 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 ] . . . n [ PHYSICALLY ] , by learning [ SPORT ] skills, improving [ PHYSICAL ] conditioning, developing good [ HEALTH ] habits, and avoiding injuries n [ PSYCHOLOGICALLY ] , by learning to [ CONTROL ] their emotions and developing [ FEELINGS ] of self-worth; and
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Determining Your Coaching Objectives AL349 _ Chapter 2 Page 2 Principles of Coaching n [ 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 [ ACHIEVE ] 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 [ ] 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,
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