Coach Essays

Football Coaching

… As a football coach you would: plan coaching activities, sessions and programmes provide feedback and give advice on players’ performance, fitness and technical skills develop and discuss strategies and tactics for both individual and team play give guidance on nutrition, and injury recognition and prevention research good practice and innovative examples of coaching from around the world advise players on how to keep up a positive mental attitude and self-discipline. At a higher level, you may also: analyse matches…

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Green Bay Head Coach

In the famous educational video about football in the NFL called The Winning Edge, Green Bay Head Coach Vince Lombardi, gave his famous saying: “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. “(Lombardi, 1967) Lombardi would later go to say that this was the biggest mistake of his life. He wished to say that the attempt to win is what really counts; the hard work and effort that propels one to accept only the best from himself is what really counted….

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Understanding Good Practice in Workplace Coaching

UNDERSTANDING THE CONTEXT FOR EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE COACHING • 1.1 Describe and define the purpose of workplace coaching Coaching as defined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) is: … an ongoing partnership that helps clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance and enhance their quality of life …… Coaching is the art of facilitating another person’s learning, development and performance. Through coaching people are able to…

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Mentoring & Coaching

Analyse and evaluate the use of Mentoring and/or coaching to support both your own and others,’ development of professional skills and knowledge. In ancient Greek mythology Mentor was the friend of Odysseus and tutor to his son. His name is well-known for a faithful and wise adviser. Today on the athletic field and in corporate offices a mentor or coach can help elevate performance. (http://heartlandbusinessexchange.com/MentorCoach.aspx) There are many definitions for coaching and mentoring. The commonality we can find in these…

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The Coach

As a group coaches are often criticized for their overemphasis on winning and their overly serious attitude toward the league experience. Most studies, however, point out that in general Little League coaches get involved for the love of the game and for the love of their participating child. Coaches that angrily shout criticism from the sidelines are not appreciated or liked as are relaxed, supportive, and knowledgeable coaches who emphasize the improvement and learning of new skills. Coaches that develop…

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