Coaching Philosophy In Sports

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“A coaching philosophy is vital for long term success to meet the challenges of preparing athletes to do their best” (Smelley, 2013)
A philosophy is a statement of intention which explores the key concepts of axiology, ontology, epistemology and pedagogy. The first concept of axiology examines an individual 's principles, ethics, morals and values developed personally through experiences and surroundings. How a coach is able to channel these notions that could have a significant effect on their athletes and their ability as a coach. In developing ethics and morals such as fair play, acceptance, respect and bestowing equal opportunities upon athletes a coach is able to alongside the athletes create a safe and open environment in which the
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