Impact of Coaches' Communication Skills on Athletes' Performance

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/facpubs/2968
Author(s):
Wang, Jin; Calloway, Jimmy
Tags:
coaches; athletics; athletes; psychology; well-being; anxiety; communicative competence; attitudes; psychological aspects; Interpersonal and Small Group Communication; Sports Studies
article description
The article focuses on the impact of the communication skills of coaches among athletes. It says that the communication skills of coaches affect the athletes' performance and psychological well-being, wherein sometimes it increase anxiety and disrupt their emotions. It states that sometimes. reason of athlete's loss in a competition is due to the improper communication of coaches with them, and not by physical or technical reasons.