The impact of reflective practice for the development of novice soccer coaches
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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The aim of this study was to explore the ambiguous perspectives surrounding reflective practice combined with discovering the potential impact of reflection upon the development of novice coaches. Therefore, the main intention of the study was to explore, discover, and clarify what impact reflective practice has on its practitioners. After examining such aspects that are involved within the investigation and more individualities surrounding reflective practice it would appear such a study is deemed appropriate to utilize a quantitative methods of research. Methodology such as observations, reflective blogs and semi-structured interviews were conducted to measures the impact of reflective practice. From the results it‟s clear to identify that reflective practice positively impacted all subjects, however it also clear to see that reflective practice impacted the subjects individually and collectively, reiterates point that the impact reflective practice cannot be solely defined by one specific theme. Future researchers may include other methodology processes to measure the impact of RP, such as video analysis to combat one of the problems associated with RP, memory re-call.
DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) SPORT COACHING
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