Holism in sports coaching: Beyond Humanistic Psychology – A commentary.

LEE NELSON, Paul A. Potrac, Phil Marshall

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Abstract

Increasingly the professional development literature in sports coaching encourages coaches to coach holistically. Yet the phrase ‘holistic coaching’ is mired in ambiguity and has the potential to become meaningless. The aims of this article are to explore the relationship between holism, humanistic psychology, humanism and sports coaching, and to pose some challenges, which could support the field to move beyond the influence of humanistic psychology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465
Number of pages468
JournalInternational Journal of Sports Science & Coaching
Volume5
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Spots Science
  • Coaching

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