what is Motivation?

There are two different types of motivation
Intrinsic motivation.
A desire to perform well and succeed. The following will be true:
Desire to overcome the problem or task
Development of skills and habits to overcome that problem
Rehearsal of successful habits until they are perfect
A feeling of pride and enjoyment in performing the skill

Extrinsic Motivation
extrinsic motivation comes from a source outside of the performer. these are things which can encourage the athlete to perform and fall in to two groups- physical rewards such as medals and money/ praise, recognition and achievement. 



Gathering information on Motivation 

Motivation Questionnaire

As well as assessing a player’s ability, gaining an insight into their needs and motivations can also be valuable as it helps the coach to design sessions that meets those needs. It also provides the coach with an understanding of behaviors that the players may exhibit whilst competing or training.

 

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Enjoyment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mastering new skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keeping fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rising to a challenge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feeling good about yourself

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pleasing parents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pleasing coaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winning something

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achieving a dream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Making new friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being with existing friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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