In this course, Nick will discuss the importance of motivation science within the context of a training system. Nick will place specific emphasis on theories of motivation and provide evidence supporting the effect of motivation on motor learning. Nick will then present a 3 component motivation model based on optimizing athlete/client perception of autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Finally, Nick will provide a robust list of coaching strategies used to improve the quality of athlete/client motivation.
Identify and discuss the gaps in conventional wisdom around motivation
Discuss self-determination theory and our basic psychological needs
Discuss the role that motivation plays on motor learning
Discuss a systematic approach to optimizing an athletes autonomy, competence, and relatedness
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