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Cognitive Growth and Development in Sports Coaching

Stage Theory of Cognitive Development (Piaget) Swiss biologist and psychologist Jean Piaget (1896-1980) observed his children (and their process of making sense of the world around them) and eventually developed…

Coaching Adolescents (13 to 16 Years)

For an adolescent to be regularly involved in a sports program will aid them in creating enjoyment for physical activity, maintain fitness, develop skills, promote health and well-being, generate self-assurance…

Coaching Children (Ages 6 to 9 Years)

FUNdamentals “Learning to Move, Moving to Learn” This stage involves the provision of fun, positive learning environments both in and out of school settings and is aimed at developing a…

Coaching Children (Ages 8 to 12 Years)

Developing Skill and Understanding The focus in this stage is on sampling a range of sports and developing fundamental sports skills. It continues to build participant confidence and competence and…

Learning Motor Skills

Learning can be defined as a relatively permanent improvement in performance because of practice. Abstracting Rules This is the term scientists use to describe the way athletes learn a motor…

Sensory-Motor Learning and Development

When teaching an athlete a new skill, the coach must consider 3 key elements that contribute towards the learning process: 1. The Athlete All athletes have individual differences in terms…

Preparing a Coaching Plan

1. Identify the Skills Athletes need Every coach needs to develop the following aspects in each athlete: • Technical skills • Tactical skills • Physical Conditioning • Mental skills •…