Presentation on theme: "Roles of a Sports Leader"— Presentation transcript:
1Roles of a Sports Leader BTEC Level 2Roles of a Sports Leader
2Lesson OutcomesTo describe the roles associated with sports leadershipTo use examples to explain and evaluate successful sports leaders
3Sports Leaders and Coaches in Action Sports 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.
5Describing an Effective Sports Leader There are a number of roles associated with sport leadership that you may have come up with.Roles of a sports leader include:TrainerEducatorManagerFriendRole ModelInnovator
6Roles of a Sports Leader ManagerInnovatorRole ModelFriendTrainerEducator
7managers in your favourite sport? The Role of ManagerManagerA sports Leader is in charge of managing the entire sport activity environment.They are in charge of team selection, administration, managing other staff, and dealing with issues within the team.Can you think ofany sport leaderswho are goodmanagers in your favourite sport?To do this effectively the Sports Leader must show good leadership skills.They must also have the ability to direct others effectively .
9The Role of EducatorEducatorA major part of sport leadership involves teaching people new skills, techniques and strategies.A good Sports Leader will use a variety of different teaching methods and styles specific to each participant.To be effective in this the Sports Leader should have excellent knowledge and experience in the sport.Can you think of the last skill you learnt in your sport? How did the sport leader help you learn this skill?
10The components of fitness are: Speed Strength Power Agility The Role of TrainerTrainerSport Leaders will need to develop the correct components of physical fitness required to meet the demands of the specific sportThe components of fitness are:SpeedStrengthPowerAgilityCo-ordinationReaction TimeFlexibilityWhat are the important components of fitness in your sport?
12Positive Role Model Behaviours Being gracious in defeat The Role of Role ModelPositive Role Model BehavioursBeing gracious in defeatUsing appropriate languageDressing appropriatelyBeing polite to everyoneRespecting officials and oppositionRole ModelA sports leader is a very influential individual.It is important that they keep an eye on their own behaviours and that they are setting a good example to their participants.This is really important with young performers as they are impressionable and may pick up bad behaviours from the sports leader.Negative Role Model BehavioursBeing a sore loserUsing inappropriate language e.g. swearingDressing inappropriatelyBeing rude to people in particular the officials and the opposition
13Ray Winston RESPECT Advert The Football Association RESPECT campaignClick on the above link to see an advert made by the Football Association. This advert highlights the important role that sports leaders have in being positive role models in sport.
14An innovator is someone who comes up with new and original ideas. The Role of InnovatorInnovatorAn innovator is someone who comes up with new and original ideas.Sports Leaders can help improve the performance of their participants by using new and creative training techniques.Think about this...If there was one perfectway to train, then everyonewould do it any everyonewould perform the same!
15Sport Leaders hare a lot of time with their participants. The Role of FriendFriendSport Leaders hare a lot of time with their participants.They each share a common interest in sport and will both invest a lot of time and effort into it.Participating in sport can lead to many positive and negative experiences. For example achieving a Personal Best or losing in a cup final.Sports leaders will act as a friend to their participants during these times.
16Next session we will look at the responsibilities of a sports leader EvaluationBeing an effective sports leader involves fulfilling a number of different roles and responsibilities.Roles include manager, educator, trainer, innovator, friend, and role model.Good sports leaders will have a good understanding of their roles and will fulfil them effectively each time they lead a sport activity session.Next session we will look at the responsibilities of a sports leader