Different Kinds Of Coaching Styles

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When coaching, is it better to be all bark and no bite, all bite and no bark, or a little bit of both? Over his 17 year span of life, Robert has experienced all different kinds of coaching styles. Every coach has their own fresh style of coaching, but to broaden the styles, they will be divided into two techniques: aggressive coaches and passive coaches. Most coaches utilize a mixture of both styles, but those two styles are the most effective. Each type of coach approaches how their relationship with their players should be differently. They also use different ways to make each player execute the material to what they think is sufficient. As most things in life, both styles of coaching don’t always work perfectly. The coach’s main…show more content…
The coach will embarrass players in front of the whole team by yelling out what they’re doing wrong and forcing them to correct it on their own. None of the players want to stand out in a bad way to the coach, knowing they will not receive positive advice. In any drill the goal is not to be last. They work as hard as they can to not catch the attention of the coach. When Robert would play football the coaches wouldn’t direct much aggressiveness to him since he was only the kicker and he knew his assignment, but he experienced it among the rest of the team. On his walk from the soccer to the football field, which is on opposite sides of the school, he could hear the coaches screaming at the players the whole way. They demand the best out of each player, and if the player is not willing to give it, they will be punished with some sort of dreadful, physical activity. Typically, passive coaches interact with his or her team as a parental figure. The players usually trust and respect the coach more, and will do what is asked of them solely because they respect the coach and don’t want to let him or her down. In Robert 's situation, Todd Maas acted as the team 's father. He and the rest of the team would go to great lengths to impress, and keep Maas happy. Aggressive coaches on the other hand do not seek friendship with the players but mainly a professional
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