Perceptions of Coaching Behavior and Its Impact on Managerial of Team Sports Performance

  • Ahmad Fikri Mohd Kassim
  • Ellail Ain Mohd Aznan
  • Nurul Syuhadah Abdul Halim
Keywords: Coaching behavior, Gender and Team sport, Athletes Learning and Development

Abstract

Sports coaches being important factors that affect athletes learning and development. Sports coaches fulfilling instructional, strategies, social relationship and psychosocial outcomes for athletes’ development. Managerial coaching is an essential element of management in human resource development to improve individual performance. Coaching behaviour has key elements to improve individual or team performance. Therefore, this research aimed to investigate the athlete’s perception of coaching behaviour in team sport athletes. 120 athletes from three (3) team sport, i. Football (n=40), ii. Netball (n=40) and iii. Hockey (n=40) completed a questionnaire pack assessing the study variables. Results revealed that there were significant differences perceived “Physical Training” between genders, and “Positive rapport” between genders. Results also indicated significant differences between all the three (3) team sports for physical training, positive rapport behaviour, and negative rapport behaviour. The findings of this study suggest athletes’ perceptions of their coach’s behaviour influence by athletes’ predilection through gender and types of sports. Thus, athletes’ perceptions of their coach behaviour have important values for coach’s approaches and management on team sports performance.

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Published
2020-07-28