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Leadership skills in a sports activity. Communication and motivation.

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Leader Communication This skill requires the leader to communicate verbally and nonverbally. Verbal communication involves the talking to the individual or group. When doing this you need to speak loud and clear when you are talking to players in order for them to understand what you are saying. The players also need to understand the task in hand there fore the correct use of language is needed in order for the players to understand what is expected of them, for example if you were teaching a group of year 1's you would need to keep it simple come down to there eye level, where as if you were teaching ...read more.


Verbal communication involves talking this is easy enough to do, you just have to tell the student/players what you need to. Positioning Positioning is vital with in leadership, for example if it is a windy day and you are having a talk with the group it would be best to stand with you back to the wind so the group can hear you better. Also if it is sunny and you are teaching but the group before you and let them sit so they are facing away from the sun ect. ...read more.


Motivation This key skill requires the leader to be motivated and to take an active role, by doing this you as a leader creates a good atmosphere within the group. This in turn motivates the players, a certain level of enthusiasm is required to get this motivation from the players. Most motivation is achieved from the leader, so it is vital that the leader stay motivated to keep the group motivated, without this the standard of game play will begin to decrease and the players will not be performing to there maximum potential which could also in turn cause the players to loose a game. ?? ?? ?? ?? Corey Mckinnon Mr Aldous Sports studies ...read more.

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