Theory and Principles of Coaching
ICA 1 Individual Written Report
Chua Hong Kai Andrew
In this report, my chosen athlete will be Mr Ang Koon Hwa who specializes in the sport Dragon Boat. It will be a face to face interview with him in regards to his sport and the assessment on his coach. From this interview and project, the aim is to get a better idea of the type of coaching style and philosophy the coach adopts.
Athlete’s profile Name: | Ang koon Hwa | Majoring Sport : | Dragonboat | Level of Participation: | School Level, Nanyang Polytechnic | Age: | 22 | Gender: | Male |
Kun Hwa is a full time second year polytechnic student currently majoring in Engineering of Nanyang Polytechnic. He holds the vice-captain position in his school’s dragon boat team. One of the sport achievements he had is the 2012 SAVA Race Singapore where he and his team emerged 3rd position in the open category.
Kun Hwa trains 4 times per week. His trainings include land activities such as lifting weights and water training such as rowing. Dragon boat is his first sport that he took up till now and he was not active in other sports back then when he was younger. His role as a vice captain not only cover himself as an athlete but also a leader in the team. Being the fact that he is the vice captain, his roles include coordinating administration matters of team members when preparing for competitions. Furthermore, he is responsible of monitoring the team morale.
Athlete’s coach profile Name: | Hak Loon | Gender: | Male | Age: | 43 | Years of coaching | 8 |
Athlete’s coach background
Hak Loon is currently the head coach of the team where he takes both guys and ladies team. In addition, he was also the former coach of Temasek Polytechnic’s dragon boat team as well. During his younger days, he was also an athlete of the sport dragon boat. He represented his former institute in