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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part A

Impacts of Globalization on Sport and Coach Education

Author(s): Majid AL-Busafi

Abstract: Purpose, The purpose of this research paper is to present an overview of how the coach education field has become a global need by examining, in depth, the globalization phenomenon and its impacts on sport performance (generally) and on coach education (specifically). Methods, Interviews and literature review provides access to some of the most recent research on globalization, and a global review of coach education systems, moving to a discussion of the processes and impacts of globalization on sport and coach education. Results and Conclusions, in the context of sports training, the coach has a key role, with the fundamental domain of a body of both eclectic and specific knowledge. Particularly in sport for children and youth, pedagogy is highlighted and can academic training in physical education have a differentiating effect on the coach's body of knowledge. The sport is an integral development opportunities of children and young people, taking into account the socio-affective values, psychological and engines that can be developed through sport. Since people are witnessing an increasing number of practitioners to organized sport the role of sports coach appears most importance to the personal development of children and youth. However, within the sports environment, the coaches have the opportunity to positively influence the nature and quality of sports experiences. Individual’s choices, behaviors, attitudes that embrace and advocate, as well as the values that seek to convey and the nature of their interaction with the athletes can markedly influence the effects of sports participation of children and youth. The main section in this paper is about globalization and coach education which indicates that there are impacts of globalization on coach education systems by providing more qualification opportunities for sports coaches. For example, international coaching courses that are provided by international sports organizations provide opportunities for sports coaches to meet in one place to share coaching ideas and experiences. Therefore, these international courses perpetuate centralization and globalization of coaching theories and practices.

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Majid AL-Busafi. Impacts of Globalization on Sport and Coach Education. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(6):23-28.
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