The social system of age group swimming: the perceptions of swimmers, parents and coaches.

B. McPherson, R. Marteniuk, J. Tihanyi, W. Clark

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Abstract

The opinions of swimmers, parents and coaches on the social aspect of age group swimming indicate a unanimity of opinion on the value of this activity in the community. Nevertheless a majority of all subgroups thought some changes in its structure should take place. Principally more "fun" should mark both games and practices, heavy training and competition should be deemphasized while current motivational techniques and learning principles should be learned and observed by coaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-145
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian journal of applied sport sciences. Journal canadien des sciences appliquees au sport
Volume5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1980

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The social system of age group swimming : the perceptions of swimmers, parents and coaches. / McPherson, B.; Marteniuk, R.; Tihanyi, J.; Clark, W.

In: Canadian journal of applied sport sciences. Journal canadien des sciences appliquees au sport, Vol. 5, No. 3, 09.1980, p. 142-145.

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