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PAR: Golf core values
Setting core values for your coaching environment
Taking this golf example from Wade Gilbert’s “Coaching better every season” for coaches and players to help focus on what matters most. The golf coach ended up with the appropriate acronym PAR.
- Passion: Nurture love for the game of golf and competing.
- Achievement: Strive to achieve our competitive and personal goals.
- Respect: Demonstrate genuine regard for self, others, and the game of golf.
The process of sitting down and discussing what is important and what shapes your coaching plan is the take home message. Just copying this acronym is unlikely to work with your players.
At Excelsior Athletic Development Club we use a traffic light system based around our 3 core values:
- Turn Up
- Stand Tall
- Try Hard
Have you taken time out to reflect upon what matters most with your players?
James has a huge breath and depth of knowledge on fitness issues. He is able to implement this knowledge into a practical course both making the task of fitness and conditioning both different and interesting from other fitness training that most are familiar with. He understands the safety issues when dealing with young adults strength and conditioning programmes. Programmes he sets are tailored to the individual needs of the group. There was a huge amount of progress made with some of these individuals in terms of their understanding of fitness and their own fitness levels.
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