Qualities of Sports Leaders

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Qualities of sports leaders

The four different qualities I will be talking about are decision making, evaluation, communication and also talking about managing a group. After I explained theses I will then relate them to an effective sports leader.

An effective sports leader needs to make decisions in long term and short term parts. They need to consider what to do and why. Making good decisions will come through good experience of having to make big decisions either within a game or outside. Decision making means a sports leader makes a choice of what to do to help his own team out.

A good sports leader will take the time to evaluate their own performance or other participants. Evaluating their own performance helps them to see their
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Effective management in your participants will result in getting the best out of them.

My sports leader I have suggested is Steven Gerrard. He has all these qualities and is a very successful leader by being captain of Liverpool Football Club and also England. Being this well known he must have a very good attitude and is looked upon as a role model for many people. His decision making is brilliant as he makes decisions to make key passes within games that lead his team to victory. He has years of experience to know what decisions are needed to be made. As he is captain for Liverpool he needs to evaluate each players performance and give them feedback either when he can during a game or at the end of games. This will push players on as he is seen as one of the best footballers in the world people will listen to him. He has good communication levels as he talks to his team constantly to give them advice either to say well done or mark players or even step up the game etc. having this communication allows his team to have time to no what to do if they have time on the ball. This is one of the most important qualities within football. Every game and every training session he has to lead players and even manage players abilities. When he’s on the pitch he’s managing his team by telling what to do and making key passes etc.

Characteristics

The four characteristics I have chosen are patience,…