Inhibition (mental fatigue or boredom causes reduction on performance)
What can you do as a coach to help?
Set new goals and targets. Why?
Re-motivate the person
Remember: Over learning is good, it’s a positive thing
Drive Reduction Theory Desire to learn a new skill Drive/Motivation to satisfy the need to learn the skill Skill is mastered and learning is accomplished Drive/motivation to continue to work at the skill is reduced
Drive Reduction Theory – Balanced, Active, Healthy lifestyle
Obviously, a loss in motivation will impact on having a healthy lifestyle. How?
So teachers and coaches must implement motivational strategies
In Australia – they have a initiative called ‘The fundamental skills programme’ for primary schools. They highlight basic motor skills, which can then transfer into more complex motor skills in teenage years. This allows everyone to have skills for sport and exercise at all levels.