coaching quiz#4

In the past, character development was a function of all of the following except
the media
Sportsmanship can be thought of as good character in sport.
Coaches teaching character should engage in all of the following except
modeling moral behavior but not discussing it
Team rules should be built around principles of character to teach athletes both appropriate and inappropriate behaviors.
Coaches need to label athlete behavior so athletes can connect their behavior with the character principle it represents
When correcting inappropriate athlete behavior, coaches should not tell the athlete what behavior is expected in that situation.
___________________ is the process of evaluating alternative decisions and choosing the one most consistent with one’s moral values.
Ethical decision making
Select all that apply. The following are examples of coaches modeling good character.
coaches admitting their mistakes

coaches questioning calls made by the officials

coaches showing the opposing team respect

Which of the following is true regarding an ethical dilemma?
The wrong decision has a higher probability of resulting in a desirable outcome.
Policies against hazing and bullying should always be in place and enforced. Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy to determine what actions are hazing or bullying. Which of the statements about hazing and bullying is not true?
Bullying is a ritual imposed on an individual wanting to be part of the group.
6.Which of the following components of communication are coaches typically least proficient at using?
6.Hostile gestures, facial expressions, and intimidating movements are examples of which dimension of communication?
nonverbal skills
6.The coaching style that typically communicates in an aggressive and intimidating way is
command style
6.The manner in which something is said can change the meaning entirely.
6.Telling stories can help athletes use their imaginations to turn abstractions into something tangible.
6.The communication skill that typically involves emphasizing praise and reward to strengthen desirable behaviors is
positive communication
6.Which of the following statements describes active listening?
engaging in paraphrasing and questioning while the speaker is speaking
6.All of the following are ways to improve listening skills except
interrupting the speaker frequently when you disagree
6.What % of communication is nonverbal communication.?
6.Which of the following types of communication is a relatively new form of communication, suggesting that coaches must understand how to set boundaries for its use?
social media formats
7.____________ approach to motivation views athletes as stubborn and stupid.
7.______ approach to motivation views motivation as something that is bestowed by the coach onto his athletes, usually in the form of eloquent pep-talks
7.The basic principle of motivation is that
thletes are motivated to fulfill their needs
7.The following is/are example(s) of intrinsic reward. Select all that apply.
7.The following are examples of extrinsic reward. Select all that apply.
athletes are easily distracted by irrelevant information
7.The flow experience doesn’t occur when
athletes are easily distracted by irrelevant information
7.A source of fun that coaches could provide for athletes would be
opportunities to socially interact with their teammates
7.Many athletes equate losing with failure and incompetency because society teaches that self-worth depends on achievement.
7.________-oriented athletes attribute failure to their lack of ability and give themselves little credit for success.
7.All of the following are guidelines for setting personal goals except
personal goals should be measurable
8.Most coaches receive training that teaches them how to effectively manage athletes.
8.Which of the following views about positive discipline is true?
the view of discipline as training and instruction
8.A key to positive discipline is to know when an athlete needs instruction or when they need correction
8.Changing from the often-used negative discipline approach to the positive approach is easy to accomplish
8.All of the following statements are true when establishing consequences for breaking team rules except
consequences should be intense in order to serve as a warning for future behavior
8.Which of the following statements regarding team routines for team discipline is false?
Team routines should be specified in order to prevent athlete input.
8.Which of the following guidelines for developing team policies is false?
Team policies should take precedence over school or governing body policies.
8.All the following are true concerning effective ways to reward athletes except
Reward the outcome, not the performance.
8.What are some reasons athletes misbehave? Select all that apply.
They are discouraged.,They feel insecure.,They don’t get recognition for their positive behaviors.
8.Which of the following is not a step to correcting misbehavior?
Protect the athlete by never involving the police.
1.The key to developing a coaching philosophy is
knowing yourself
1.A coaching philosophy removes____________ from many aspects of the coaching environment.
1.In terms of character, young athletes are most likely to
follow the examples of character exhibited by the coach
1.The person the coach would like to be is
the ideal self
1.The image a coach believes others have of him or her
the public self
1.The sum of the coach’s subjective thoughts, feelings, and needs is
the real self
1.Anxiety, guilt, or even self-hatred can result when conflict arises between the _______ and the other selves
the real self
1.The self-esteem of a coach should be based on
living up to his or her own realistic standards
1._____________ refers to the sharing of your thoughts and feelings with the athletes.
1.Which of the following regarding self-disclosure is true?
Self-disclosure must be relevant and appropriate.
2.What are the three objectives of sport?
to win, ensure athletes have fun, and help athletes develop socially, psychologically, and physically
2.Inconsistencies between recreational and competitive sport programs emerge when
coaches pursue recreational objectives in competitive sports
coaches don’t pursue recreational objectives in recreational sports
coaches pursue competitive objectives in recreational sports
2.Both recreational and competitive sports can be valuable to athletic participation as long as
the long-term goal of development is the emphasis
2.Coaches must often make decisions between victory and the athlete’s long-term development as a human being.
2.Coaches should compare their personal coaching objectives to those of the sport program before accepting a coaching position.
2.In any sport program, the guiding principle should be “Athletes first, winning second.”
2.It is important for coaches to model and teach ethical behavior in sport because
athletes can transfer a basic code of ethic to other areas of life
2.Which accurately describes what should be a coach’s perspective on winning?
Do not lose sight of the long-term objectives: physical, psychological, and social development, even when winning or losing is on the line.
2.Which of the following is typically viewed as an inappropriate personal objective in coaching?
To have power and authority over others
2.Any personal coaching objectives are fine as long as they can be achieved without compromising the well-being of the athlete or team.
3.In which coaching style does the coach make all the decisions?
command style
3.What are the reasons a coach may adopt the submissive coaching style? Select all that apply.
They lack the confidence or competence to provide instruction or guidance.
They are unwilling or unable to properly prepare.
They believe this coaching style is best for their athletes.
3.The cooperative coaching style
shares decision-making with the athletes
3.The cooperative coaching style is the most difficult style to implement, but the most rewarding for all.
3.Team culture refers to the environment a coach creates to help athletes achieve the team goals.
3.Team culture responsibilities should be delegated to assistant coaches whenever possible
3.Select all that apply. Coaches can build a dynamic team culture by
recognizing and rewarding athlete behavior, performance, and effort
establishing practice procedures
establishing game protocols
3.Team tradition pertains to all of the following except
the leadership style of the coach
3.In coaching, important communication skills include
negotiating and encouraging
talking and listening
3.Coaches who have experience in their sport and are knowledgeable about the rules, technical and tactical skills, and strategies of the game have nothing more to learn to be an effective coach.
5.Diversity is not an issue in today’s sport environment.
5.Adolescence tend to exhibit poor judgement and impulsiveness during
middle adolescence
5.Both boys and girls experience sexual maturation during early adolescence making modesty an important issue.
5.Chronological age is the best way to group similar teens because it’s both safe and fair.
5.In many instances, coaches attribute the loss of an early maturational advantage to a lack of effort.
5.Things coaches should do with slower learners include are
break-down technical and tactical skills to make them simpler
allow more repetitions at practice, or repeat instructions
simplify language for easier communication
5.Which of the following statements relating a coach’s expectations to cultural heritage is false?
Coaches should always have lower expectations for minority athletes.
5.Which of the following statements regarding sexual orientation in sport settings is true?
Homophobia is prominent and destructive in sport.
5.Which of the following recommendations is not good advice for preventing sexual harassment?
Allow remarks, jokes, or comments about another person’s gender or sexual orientation as long as the person is not present.
5.Accommodating athletes with disabilities in order for them to play on a team involves
understanding the disability

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