Becoming A Role Model For Children And Young Adults

1077 WordsMar 11, 20175 Pages
Basketball has always fascinated me ever since I was a little girl. This game has taught me a lot about life and myself. It has developed me into a person, who is easy-going and fun, but also a leader who is dedicated and hard working. I am trustworthy, loyal, funny, honest, and open-minded. I want to become a role model for children and young adults. Someone they can look up to, admire, and impacts their life in positive ways. In life, I plan to advance in my personal life and in my job. In order to achieve my life goals, I strive to have a positive attitude and assertive behavior, because having empathy and compassion toward others is essential. Overall, I am happy with who I am and achieving to be. To continue to succeed, I am…show more content…
She was always there for each athlete as individuals and as a team, on and off the court. My coaching objectives are always growing and evolving over time. This is because I’m always experiencing and gaining new knowledge and adapting my objectives to the athletes I am coaching. My life values tie in with my coaching values. In life and as a coach, I hope to achieve being a leader, someone who provides direction and motivation in setting goals that leads to a vision for the future. Also, I aim for a healthy team culture by developing a team with a winning attitude who never quits and has good sportsmanship, encouraging commitment, inculcating pride, and building team spirit (Ch.3 p. 34). My coaching philosophy is a reflection of who I am and who I aim to be as a person. In order to achieve my coaching objectives I teach my practices using the game approach, it allows me to teach the game better and retain the excitement and joy of participation (Ch.9 p. 155). There are three methods I follow; shaping play, which is teaching through the game, focusing play, which is as they play, I focus my player’s attention on the key elements of the game that I want them to learn and enhancing play, which is presenting challenges during practices (Ch.9 p155-157). As for discipline, I first instruct, then provide opportunities to practice, and finally correct the mistakes (Ch. 8
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