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ERIC Number: EJ1013319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-0892-4562
Developing a Successful Coaching Philosophy: A Step-by-Step Approach
Van Mullem, Pete; Brunner, Dave
Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, v26 n3 p29-34 2013
The coaching profession demands a high level of accountability and responsibility for the coach. Challenged to achieve success on the scoreboard and promote the positive personal growth of the athlete, a coach seeks guidance from their coaching philosophy. A coaching philosophy is built on a set of standards by which a coach influences, teaches, and models. The purpose of this article is to present a step-by-step approach to developing a coaching philosophy. Complete the task associated with each of the following eight steps to reflect on your personal values and develop a coaching philosophy that matches what you believe: (1) Identify your values; (2) establish a belief system; (3) develop a personal mission statement; (4) determine personal standards of performance; (5) identify the purpose of sport to you; (6) develop a mission statement for your team; (7) set standards of performance for your team; and (8) write your coaching philosophy. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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