ERIC Number: EJ740792
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
MOTIVATION: Goals and Goal Setting
Stratton, Richard K.
Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, v18 n3 p31-32 Jan-Feb 2005
Goal setting has great impact on a team's performance. Goals enable a team to synchronize their efforts to achieve success. In this article, the author talks about goals and goal setting. This articles complements Domain 5--Teaching and Communication (p.14) and discusses one of the benchmarks listed therein: "Teach the goal setting process and provide opportunity for athletes to participate in the goal setting process" (National Standards for Sport Coaches). The author describes the concepts of goal setting and the guidelines of goal setting process. He urges the coaches to be competent in teaching their athletes to use the goal setting process and assist athletes in their attempts to achieve their goals.
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Goal Orientation, Teamwork, Athletes, Physical Education, Athletic Coaches, Success, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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