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Unformatted text preview: when having fun mixed with the seriousness of their sport, a passion for that sport will grow inside of them. Dedication is a characteristic only the athlete can control, but the coach needs to provide a supportive environment for the athlete to dedicate themselves to the sport. Lastly, respect should be taught for the sport, other athletes and coaches, and most importantly for himself/herself as an athlete. If they are given respect and taught that respect, they will take themselves seriously and will be more dedicated to his/her sport. All three of these characteristics go hand in hand with each other, and they will not only make the athlete a better one, it will help advance the athlete as a human being in their community....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course KNH 336 taught by Professor Chadreynolds during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.
- Spring '11