Coach development through collaborative action research: enhancing the learning environment within a national talent development system
Routledge Taylor and Francis group
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Motivation to learn is an essential factor of talent being realised , which throws into light the essential role that the motivational climate plays in developing talent. Through collaborative action research, the aim of this study was to develop coaches’ learning to enhance the learning environment within a national talent development system, utilising the) TARGET framework (task, authority, recognition, grouping, evaluation and time). Results revealed that participatory collaborative action research is an effective coach development tool for coaches in order to enhance their learning and the motivational climate within their sessions. The study identified the benefits of coach development through participatory action research, revealing a highly positive response to the role that collaborative learning played in pedagogical development
Sports Coaching Review;
Clements, D. and Morgan, K. (2015) 'Coach development through collaborative action research: enhancing the learning environment within a national talent development system', Sports Coaching Review, 4(2), pp.139-161
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
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