Leadership (Final part)

We have looked at different components of leadership up to now, and we now know that there are certain traits and behaviors that leaders display. We will now look at the components of leadership. Four Components of Effective Leadership We have emphasized that personal traits alone do not account for effective leadership, although common components…

Leadership (Part 3)

Leadership behaviors in sport In this post, we will look at a study that followed the famous UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. Wooden won 10 collegiate championships in his role as a coach. Tharp and Gallimore(1976) looked to identify what made Wooden so successful at leading his team to these championship titles. The focused on…

Leadership (Part 2)

In this blog, we will look at two approaches used to study leadership. The first one will be the trait approach and the second will be the behavioral approach. The trait approach In the 1920s, researchers looked at what personality traits great leaders displayed. they considered leadership traits to be a relatively stable personality disposition.…

Leadership series

Over the next few blog posts, we will be doing a series on leadership and leadership in sport. We will take a look at the different approaches to leadership that have been studied over the years and also a look at the leadership models that are out there. We will finish up the components of…

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Other services we provide

Rule13 started out many years ago providing bespoke programming for people who were interested in competing in functional fitness comps. Since then the company has grown. Head coach Jonny has a BSc in strength and conditioning along with nutrition and cognitive behavioral therapy qualifications. We have also got a psychologist on the team, who when…

Mentoring

Do coaches need mentoring? Much of the research carried out on coaches’ knowledge has identified coaching experiences and observation of other coaches as the primary sources of learning their craft. A high percentage of coaches and athletes have freely admitted to asking for advice from senior coaches and athletes and it has been considered one…

Just Don’t…..

Just Don’t…… There is one word in coaching that is used every-day, by most coaches. You will find yourself using it with your athletes usually when giving them a coaching cue and no, it’s not “breathe”, although that is also one of the worst coaching “cues”! If you have kids you will probably use this…

Sleep and Athletic Performance

Sleep is an essential component of health and well-being. It impacts our physical development, cognitive performance, emotional regulation and quality of life. It is an important part of recovery and it is the adaptive process between training periods. Evidence suggests that increased sleep improves performance and competitive success. Despite this, studies have shown that athletes…