Abstract / Description of output
This investigation examined the planning and decision-making processes in adventure sports coaching. We utilised a thematic analysis approach to investigate the planning decision-making practices of a sample of high-level adventure sports coaches over a series of sessions. The investigation discovered that, in planning coaching activity, high-level adventure sports coaches draw on their epistemological values and domain-specific expertise, employ a synergy of classic and naturalistic decision-making processes, and continually audit the evolving coaching process. Based on these findings, implications for professional training, accreditation and development of adventure sports coaches are presented.
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning|
|Early online date||6 Apr 2016|
|Publication status||Published - 2 Jul 2016|
Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)
- adventure sports