Communication with Stakeholders and Athletes

Communication with Stakeholders and Athletes

Communication with Stakeholders and Athletes 

Enhancing athletic performance and fostering strong connections between coaches and athletes lie at the core of effective communication in the sports environment. By employing proficient communication techniques, coaches can accelerate skill acquisition, facilitate teamwork, and overcome negative thoughts and feelings without compromising trust. The establishment of a reliable rapport between coaches and athletes greatly influences sporting outcomes, as it enables the provision of clear and constructive feedback on skill execution. Rather than relying solely on instinctive patterns, effective communication models should be embraced, considering athletes' information processing and learning preferences. Negative interpersonal communication patterns can severely impact knowledge transfer and impede performance during training and competition. Hence, prioritizing clear, accurate, and empathetic communication empowers athletes to understand their inner processes, regulate emotions, and achieve improved performance.

This is a recording of an ESSA webinar presented on 18 October 2023

Presented by Dr Sacha Fulton, ASpS2

Dr Sacha Fulton is a highly respected and qualified consultant, trainer, coach, workshop facilitator and author about Peak Preparation and Performance. As the owner of Peak Preparation and an Australian leader in sports science, Sacha offers over 15 years’ experience in the field of scientific training and preparation techniques for individuals, organisations, community groups and schools. She is driven by her purpose to unlock possibility and cultivate greatness achieving full potential with an elite mindset to enable high performance. in any situation. Sacha is a Keynote speaker on subjects ranging from leadership, team performance and motivation, to health, nutrition, and wellbeing. As an Accredited Sports Scientist Sacha is sought for her expertise as a coach consultant, and as an athlete and team preparation specialist at local, state, national and Olympic levels. Sacha has been interviewed on numerous Podcasts, at Conferences and Panel events. She designs bespoke content and transformational workshops tailored to meet the needs of teams and groups to achieve the outcomes desired. Sacha collaborates with corporate, business associations, education and community groups, teams, and individuals to prepare for and achieve their goals.

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