Background Aims/Objectives Classification of Learning Styles Process of engagement Coach identifies own style Techniques & Strategies Coaching Application Youtube Clips Take Home message References
Learning styles: the way in which athletes take in and process information Traditionalists vs. contemporary coaching beliefs. Coaching pedagogue: Ability to individualize techniques.
Acknowledge the 3 learning Styles Classify each styles of learning Identify the learning styles (coach & Athlete) Techniques and strategies implemented How the coach can engage both individual and group.
Visual Learners : Think in terms of pictures. Analyzing video footage, viewing charts, maps, graphs and accessing diagrams (Coker, 1996). Auditory: Process verbal descriptions Talk through movements, skill and game strategy plays (Coker, 1996). Kinesthetic Learners – Learn by doing
1. Coach identifies own style (Dunn et al., 1989) To identify own learning style visit: http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.htm l2. Techniques & Strategies3. Coaching Application
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