When coaching psychology is ever mentioned, we think of the mental game, attaining the peak performance.
After looking at the evidence, we need to take a step back and look at psychology in terms of working with people.
For as a coach, if you can’t work with people and importantly, get them working for you, the higher form of coaching psychology isn’t going to matter.
Hence, let’s start on the ground flow, before we reach the lofty heights.
When one starts to look at coaching psychology from the aspects of:
Getting players to want to learn
Getting players to want to work with you
Getting to know yourself
Coaching psychology takes on a completely different slant.
And once you get the players wanting to learn and wanting to work with you then we can move onto the higher form of coaching psychology for attaining peak performance.
Also by having those three areas to look at, it focuses the information one starts looking for to make it all happen.
Coaches from a background of education, law enforcement or the business sector always has a head start in basic psychological training