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Ishockeyspelares syn på en framgångsrik ishockeycoach: En fördjupad undersökning om hockeyspelares upplevelser av tränarens egenskaper, färdigheter och stil.
Karlstad University.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 180 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The focus of the study is based on sports leadership and ice-hockey coaching. The purpose of the study was to find out from male ice-hockey players view what characteristics are, according to them, characteristics of a successful ice-hockey coach. To create an understanding of how the players themselves look at how a coach should act for them to perform their utmost. In the study, seven ice-hockey players who have all played or plays on a high level have given their opinion on successful coaching in ice-hockey. They answer the purpose with three different theories in mind. These was related to leadership qualities, skills and style. Semi-structured interviews were used as a data collection method where four ice-hockey players answered the interview guide through individual interviews and three players through a focus group interview. The focus group also discussed interesting concepts and reflektions that were conducted during the indiviual interviews. The result shows that the players experience of a successful ice-hockey coach being meticulous and reliable, technically and conceptually proficient where respect and trust are important conceps. An ice-hockey coach does not have to be particularly friendly, but the focus is to create good relations with the players. The players mean that an ice-hockey coach should keep a certain distance because results have a big significance while there is space and patience for development work. In the conclusion, the result showed how an ice-hockey coach should act as a professional coach and how they shuld not act in order to be regarded as successful in the eyes of the players. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 38
Keywords [en]
Leadership, coaching and elite sport.
Keywords [sv]
Ledarskap, coaching och elitidrott.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-72903OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-72903DiVA, id: diva2:1328868
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Sports Science
Educational program
Programme in Sport Science/sport coaching, 180 hp
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2019-06-05, Karlstads universitet, 7B 204, Universitetsgatan 2, 651 88, Karlstad, 21:35 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2019-06-24 Created: 2019-06-23 Last updated: 2019-06-24Bibliographically approved

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