Presentation on theme: "Skills and Qualities of Sports Leaders"— Presentation transcript:
1 Skills and Qualities of Sports Leaders BTEC Level 2Skills and Qualities of Sports Leaders
2 To use examples to explain and evaluate successful sports leaders Lesson OutcomesTo describe the skills and qualities associated with successful sports leadershipTo use examples to explain and evaluate successful sports leaders
4 Neil Warnock Football Manager Half Time Team Talk Sports LeadersNeil Warnock Football Manager Half Time Team TalkSports Leaders and Coaches have a number of roles and responsibilities.To help them fulfil these roles and responsibilities they must demonstrate a number of skills.Click on the link to see some sports leaders and coaches in action.
6 Describing an Effective Sports Leader There are a number of words that you may have come up with to describe effective and ineffective sports leaders.An effective sports leader may be organised,knowledgeable,honest,helpful,a good leader,enthusiastic,motivated, anda good communicator.An ineffective sports leader may be disorganised, unfair, quick to lose their temper, lacking in knowledge, or a poor communicator.
7 Skills Required to be an Effective Sports Leader Ability to Evaluate PerformanceCommunication SkillsOrganisation SkillsKnowledgeEffective Use of LanguageAbility to Set TargetsAbility to Structure Activities
9 Qualities of an Effective Sports Leader As well as identifying the skills of an effective sports leader we should also look at their personal qualities.What type of people make good sports leaders?How would we describe them?
10 Qualities of an Effective Sports Leader Good Leadership StylePersonalityMotivationConfidence/HumourAppropriate Appearance
12 These are known as introvert and extrovert. Introvert PersonalityPersonality is what makes each person unique. Generally speaking there are two types of personality.These are known as introvert and extrovert.IntrovertIntroverts are described as less outgoing. These individuals do not seek excitement and would rather be clam or in quite places. Introverts are more likely to enjoy individual sports.ExtrovertExtroverts are described as more outgoing. They are more likely to get bored quickly. They constantly seek stimulation and excitement. Extroverts are more likely to enjoy team sports.
14 These are known as intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. People are motivated to be involved in leading sport activities for a number of different reasons.These are known as intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.ExtrinsicThis is a type of motivation that focuses on external rewards.These can include money, trophies, titles, awards and praise.These leaders are involved ins port because of the rewards they get for it.IntrinsicThis is a type of motivation that focuses on the good feelings the sports leader gets from being involved in sport.These leaders are involved in sport because they enjoy it.
15 Confidence and HumourConfidence and Humour are two personality characteristics associated with effective sports leaders.Confidence is important because sports leaders will need to stand up in front of large groups to give instructions, lead activities and communicate to a range of abilities.Confidence will improve as the sports leader becomes more experienced and knowledgeable.Humour is important to a sports leader because it enables them to relax and enjoy their job role.Having a good sense of humour enables the sports leader to relate to their participants and build a rapport with them.
16 Appropriate Appearance Suitable Sport Footwear Tracksuit Bottoms Sports leaders should dress appropriately when leading sport activity sessions. It is important that sports leaders look professional.Appropriate AppearanceSuitable Sport FootwearTracksuit BottomsShortsTracksuit TopSport Polo ShirtSport T-ShirtSport SocksInappropriate AppearanceUnsuitable Footwear e.g. pumpsJeansShirtsDesigner Polo ShirtsDesigner T-ShirtsSunglasses or Hats
18 EvaluationBeing an effective sports leader requires a number of different skills, qualities and responsibilities.Skills include communication, organisation of equipment, knowledge, activity structure, target setting, use of language and evaluation.Personal qualities include appearance, leadership style, personality, enthusiasm, motivation, humour and confidence.Responsibilities include professional conduct, health and safety, insurance, child protection, legal obligations, equality, rules and regulations, ethics and values.