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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?
I have worked with James for three years now. James's attitude to training has changed my approach to my training session and sport making me more focussed and organised to get as much as I can out of each session. The improvements I have made with my fitness, core and my psychological approach to training have been largely down to my sessions with James
17 Mar 2018
Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Somerset
Venue: Princess Royal Sports Complex, Wellington, Somerset. TA21 8NT
Assessment Day: Sunday 25 March 2018
Cost: £280 including materials and access to online resources. To book send a deposit of £100 here.