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Winning Formula, Man Management and the Inner Game: Commonalities of Success in the Ryder Cup and Super Bowl: A Commentary

Journal Article


Abstract


  • It is important for individual development and growth to regularly remove oneself from day-

    to-day tasks and reflect upon ones current state and direction. Indeed, the ability to engage

    in critical reflection – a deep level of self-analysis - is argued to be a key ingredient to both

    effective coaching and coach development. Similarly, it is important for us – those

    responsible for extending the evidence base in the area of coaching – to regularly undertake

    similar tasks in relation to the current state of the literature. The article by Simon Jenkins

    provides a stimulus for us to stop and reflect on the body of evidence as a whole, its direction,

    and our understanding of key terms and principles. In line with the intended purpose of

    Jenkins’ article, it is worthwhile to provide some critical reflection on the use of terms

    ‘management’ and ‘leadership’ as they pertain to coaching research in the area of youth

    sports. This commentary will consider whether youth sport coaching is a process of

    management or leadership, and the implications that these labels may have for the field.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Vella, S. A. (2015). Winning Formula, Man Management and the Inner Game: Commonalities of Success in the Ryder Cup and Super Bowl: A Commentary. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10 (2-3), 251-253.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2277

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 251

End Page


  • 253

Volume


  • 10

Issue


  • 2-3

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • It is important for individual development and growth to regularly remove oneself from day-

    to-day tasks and reflect upon ones current state and direction. Indeed, the ability to engage

    in critical reflection – a deep level of self-analysis - is argued to be a key ingredient to both

    effective coaching and coach development. Similarly, it is important for us – those

    responsible for extending the evidence base in the area of coaching – to regularly undertake

    similar tasks in relation to the current state of the literature. The article by Simon Jenkins

    provides a stimulus for us to stop and reflect on the body of evidence as a whole, its direction,

    and our understanding of key terms and principles. In line with the intended purpose of

    Jenkins’ article, it is worthwhile to provide some critical reflection on the use of terms

    ‘management’ and ‘leadership’ as they pertain to coaching research in the area of youth

    sports. This commentary will consider whether youth sport coaching is a process of

    management or leadership, and the implications that these labels may have for the field.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Vella, S. A. (2015). Winning Formula, Man Management and the Inner Game: Commonalities of Success in the Ryder Cup and Super Bowl: A Commentary. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10 (2-3), 251-253.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2277

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 251

End Page


  • 253

Volume


  • 10

Issue


  • 2-3

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom