Blended Mentoring Profession

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INTRODUCTION
To begin, we need to acknowledge that sport plays an important position in the lives of many people around the world today. Sport is not confined to specific boundaries as there are many different fields that sport may permeate itself into. These fields include the sporting and economic sectors, sport sciences as well as the practical and athletic professionals who participate in these fields (Refacuk, 2017). Undoubtedly we cannot ignore the field of sport coaching as a profession, responsible for teaching and mentoring. In this essay, I will define the concept of a blended profession and what ideologies rotate around how a blended professional should be acknowledged as well as how this integrates into the ICCE and SASCOC framework
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A blended professional, on the other hand refers to the majority of uncompensated mentors or coaches with a significant proportion of compensated positions (Sascoccoza, 2017) (Duffy et al, 2011). There is duty to the professionalization and the future improvement of purpose, learning, organisational and ethical aspects. A blended sporting professional would also constitute a coach within the expansive field of physical activity and sports (Coachca, 2017). A blended professional coach notes the various roles of volunteers, professional coaches as well as pre-coaches sustained by a professionalization process (Patrick duffy, hazel hartley, john bales, miguel crespo, frank dick, desiree vardhan, lutz nordmann, josé curado,…show more content…
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