Topics: Leadership, Skill, Positive psychology Pages: 2 (595 words) Published: March 11, 2013
Leadership in sport:
The assignment is going to be on knowledge of sport. I am going to be focusing on four qualities of sport, four characteristics and 4 roles of effective sports leaders. Qualities of sport:

Knowledge of sport-different techniques:
Having knowledge of sport is a good quality because it will give you more confidence in your coaching. Also having knowledge of sport is needed because you will be able to teach a range of techniques and skills. Also having knowledge of sport will help you create a plan for the session because you will now what you are doing and how you are going to deliver the session. Also this will give you confidence to deliver the session accurately.an example of using different technique could be in football when passing, you could show the instep pass and to the more experienced players you could show them the side foot pass or even a low drive lace pass. Rules-coach tactics:

Knowing the rules of a sport is good because you will be able to teach the sport within the laws of the game. If you don’t follow the rules this could affect the participants when they enter competitions because they won’t know the correct rules. Also it is important you now the rules as this will give you confidence when leading sessions because you will now the rules and you will also be able to answer when participants ask you about the rules in the sport. Rules are also important. Another example would be you will be more confident as a coach when leading a particular sport. Different leadership:

The different types of leadership styles are autocratic – dictators Knowledge of health and fitness there is democrat leadership style where everyone is involved and everyone has a say in any of the decisions made. For example this leadership style could be used with more experienced people who have knowledge of the sport and now the rules. Another leadership style would be autocratic because this means there’s only one...
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