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ERIC Number: EJ1119189
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0892-4562
Putting Coach Confirmation Research into Practice: How to Confirm Youth and High School Athletes and Coach More Effectively
Cranmer, Gregory A.; Brann, Maria; Anzur, Christine K.
Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, v29 n6 p25-29 2016
This article focuses on how coaches can utilize a prosocial coaching behavior referred to as confirmation to promote positive experiences and development for youth and high school athletes. Confirmation centers on making athletes feel recognized, valued, supported and connected to others--all of which are goals of modern prosocial coaching movements. In an effort to accomplish these goals, this article presents six specific strategies that coaches can enact to make their athletes feel confirmed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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