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    trainers will develop useful social qualities. Some that are needed for trainers include compassion and good interpersonal skills, as stated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Occupational Outlook Handbook). These needed skills prove personal training to be an educational experience that encompasses more than just fitness and

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    Principles of Coaching

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    tests to monitor training progress and predicting performance · advise athletes on their nutritional needs · understand and know how to develop the athlete's energy systems · advise athletes on relaxation and mental imagery skills · advise athletes on the use of legal supplements · evaluate the athlete's competition performance · evaluate athlete/training and athlete/coach performance www.brianmac.demon.co.uk The difference between a rugby coach and an athletics coach is a rugby

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    Should Performance Enhancing Drugs Be Allowed? Athletic competition is far more than just entertainment, it is part of our culture as well. The entertainment aspect of sports stem from the satisfaction of victory over one’s opponent with what one can do with their own body and mind. True skill has to be cultivated through rigorous practice, conditions, and diets that strengthen the athlete’s body and mind. Performance enhancing drugs take away from the honor of the sport by circumventing these things

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    Putting forth the right amount of effort and working hard will take athletes a long way in sports. The quote “Practice makes perfect” is used by almost everyone in the athletic field. It is saying that the more the athlete practices the more successful they will be. Athletes cannot learn something once and become a professional at it overnight. Athletes have to constantly practice, work hard, and repeat what they learn. They have to have the right attitude and motivation that they are going to improve

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    be put aside if one wants to achieve one’s goal. No matter where one starts with one’s training, either with some experience or with none, one can still reach one’s goal if one puts in the work (Turteltaub 1993). One of the most important question that one should ask one’s self, after one have identified one’s goal, is how much training, physical and mental, is needed to be able to achieve one’s goal? Training physically, in some ways, is easier to do. One can make a strict schedule, adapt easier

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    Youth Athletics

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    Youth Athletics In Reading, Massachusetts, one parent was beaten to death by another parent after a scuffle at a youth hockey game (Sachs). In Palin Beach, Florida, a father of a little league player was sentenced to three years in prison after taking a gun and pointing it at a coach (Gehring). In Port St. Lucie, Florida, a headline in the evening paper read, "Spectator Bites off Man's Ear at Youth Baseball Game" (Pallerino). Why would parents act in such negative ways? They are too competitive

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    Anabolic Steroid Use by Athletes

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    most part, the athletes get away with steroid use because of new technologies and using patterns which make the steroids undetectable to the tests. There are three main classifications of drugs in athletics. The first class is performance continuance drugs, which is the only accepted class in athletics. This class contains such drugs as aspirin, ibuprofen, and asthma inhalers. The se... ... middle of paper ... ...com/enw/eae3a/babine3.htm. March 12, 1998. "BIG Sport." [on-line]. Available:

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    personal training company out of metropolitan Atlanta Georgia. His company provides personal fitness sessions, one on one, or group sessions in clients’ own personal homes or fitness clubs. I conducted the interview over Skype to get further information on how his company deals with public relations. Mr. Gross elaborated on his company’s main mission and values. He said RJG Fitness is a goal-oriented organization that is designed to help clients achieve their goals through exercise and athletic training

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    INTRODUCTION The sports culture produces some of the most revered and idolized figures in American society. Athletic achievements are glorified and the achievers are often elevated to an extraordinary, super-human status. The rewards, praise, honor, power, and privilege that come from exhibited athletic talent and ability can be enticing as well as addicting. Heroes emerge in our society when a line is crossed in record time, an unfathomable amount of points are scored, or beautifully placed, even

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    The Differences Between Skill, Technique and Ability What is the difference between skill, technique and ability? I am going to outline what Skill, Technique and Ability mean, and then I will discuss the differences. I will use a number of examples to explain my theories. This will make it is easier to see the differences and similarities of technique, skill and ability. Ability ======= Ability is innate, which means that it is inherited, people are born with different abilities

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