Young people face OPPORTUNITIES to learn and have adults to model appropriate

Young people face opportunities to learn and have

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Young people face [OPPORTUNITIES ] to learn (and have adults to model) appropriate behavior. To make an appropriate [ ETHICAL ] judgment at the expense of a [VALUED ] victory is a real test of character, and it is an [OPPORTUNITY ] to build character. But this [ BENEFIT] of sport is not obtained through mere [PARTICIPATION ] – coaches who teach and model [ETHICAL ] behavior are also required. Keeping Winning in Perspective Remember that [STRIVING ] to win is an important OBJECTIVE of any contest, but it is not the most important [ OBJECTIVE ] of sport participation. It is easy to lose SIGHT of the long-term objectives – helping athletes develop physically, PSYCHOLOGICALLY , and socially – while pursuing the short-term OBJECTIVE of winning the contest because the rewards for [WINNING ] are immediate and powerful. Winning or STRIVING to win is never more important than athletes’ well-being, regardless of the MIXED messages our society sends. When [WINNING ] is kept in perspective, sport programs produce [ YOUNG ] people who enjoy sports, who [STRIVE ] for excellence, who [DARE ] to risk error to learn, and who [GROW ] with both praise and constructive criticism. When winning kept in [PERSPECTIVE ] , there is room for [FUN ] in the pursuit of victory – or, more accurately, the [PERSUIT ] of victory is fun. With proper leadership, the [ LEADERSHIP ] you provide, sport programs produce young [PEOPLE ] who accept responsibilities, who accept others, and most important, who accept themselves. Your Personal Objectives AL349 _ Chapter 2 Page 5 Principles of Coaching
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Determining Your Coaching Objectives In developing your [ COACHING ] philosophy, you need to consider not only your [ OBJECTIVE ] for coaching and those of your [OBJECTIVES ] program but also what you [ ] want from coaching. Coaches sometimes [DENY ] their personal objectives. They may [ DENY ] that the only socially acceptable reasons to give for coaching are [ ALTRUISTIC ] motives, but it entirely [ APPROPRIATE ] to seek to fulfill your [ PERSONAL ] objectives in coaching as well – as long as they are not [ ACHIEVED ] at the expense of your athletes’ well-being. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS: 1What are the three major goals of coaching? AL349 _ Chapter 2 Page 6 Principles of Coaching
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