What are 3 key principles in NSYS ( National Standards for Youth Sports) ?
Principle 1: Place athletes' interests before yours.
Principle 2: Be a role model
Principle 3: Have fun; Winning isn't everything
What are the 9 standards for NSYS (National Standards for Youth Sports)
Under Principle 1: Place athletes' interests before yours
Standard 1 Equal opportunity--- Standard 2 Safety ---Standard 3 Proper equipment
Under Principle 2: Be a role model
Standard 4 Values ---Standard 5 Parental involvement--- Standard 6: Adequate Qualification
Under Principle 3 : Have Fun; Winning isnt everything
Standard 7 Positive Experiences ---Standard 8 Holistic Development--- Standard 9 No Harmful Substances
What are the core values of the Olympic Movement by the IOC ( International Olympic Committee)?
(Elephant Run Free)
What are the 4 core values of the Paralympic?
D.I.C.E Determination Inspiration Courage Equality
Sport Singapore Coach's Code of Ethics?
Respect for individual
Integrity in actions
Avoid sexual intimacy with your athlete ....Get athletes to seek medical help when needed...Upgrade your skills...Recognise your limits, are examples of WHICH Principle under the SportSG coach's code of ethnic
Abide by the rule of your sport...Behave professionally in dress, language, manner....State your qualifications accurately...Inform fellow coaches when working with their athlete...Be honest with athlete, dont give false hope...are some examples of WHICH Principle under the SportSG coach's code of ethnic?
Integrity in action
Be sensitive with feedback; focus on the performance not the person....
Respect for individual
What are the benefits of having a well developed coaching philosophy?
Help to make difficult decisions,
resolve ethical dilemma
Removes uncertainty in any areas of coaching
Provide direction and resistance against external pressure
What are some positive values inculcate through sport?
Perseverance, leadership, goal-setting, problem solving, strategic thinking, time management, communication, decision making
Weinberg and Gould (2011) identified POSITIVE behavior learnt through sport, name one.
Respect and concern for social convention, e.g. shake hands after a match
Respect and concern for rules and officials
Respect and show concern for opponents
Full commitment towards participation
Drugs facts that coaches should be educated on
Types of drugs, alcohol and steriods
Symptoms of use
Dietary supplement that has been banned and determined to be dangerous
One of the most common strength type of supplements is a naturally produced substance in our bodies in the liver, kidney and pancreas -helps to increase muscle mass and power Risks include: cramps, muscle strains, electrolyte imbalance and stomach problem
Most common types of Steroid used
testosterone, androstenedion (andro), human growth hormones (HGH) and others
Signs of Steroid use
Increase in acne (for females)
Baldness (for men)
Increase in facial hair
Increase in fitness and performance too rapidly
Damaging of internal organs
What is the primary responsibilities of ADS (Anti-doping Singapore)?
(a)Plan, coordinate and implement an effective doping control programme;
(b)Advocate doping-free sport in Singapore through education programmes;
(c)Monitor NSA (National Sports Associations) for their compliance with the Anti-Doping Policy of Singapore, the ADS Anti-Doping Rules, and the WADA Code;
(d)Pursue all potential anti-doping rule violations within its jurisdiction;
(e)Encourage reciprocal testing between national anti-doping organisations; and
(f)Promote anti-doping research.
Athlete has the right to request for a delay in reporting to the doping control station , under some circumstances, name 1 valid reason (for in-competition testing).
For In-Competition Testing:
Participate in a victory ceremony
Fulfill media commitments
Compete in further competitions
Perform a warm down
Obtain necessary medical treatment
Locate a representative and/or interpreter
Obtain photo identification
Any other exceptional circumstances which may be justified, and which shall be documented
Under what kind of circumstances can an athlete request for a delay in reporting to doping control station (out of comepetition testing)?
For Out-of-Competition Testing:
- Locate a representative
- Complete a training session
- Obtain necessary medical treatment
- Obtain photo identification
- Any other exceptional circumstances which may be justified, and which shall be documented
When to submit the TUE (Therapeutic Use Exemption) Application Form?
If Substance or Method is Prohibited only In-Competition, submit TUE application at least 30 days prior to participating in an event.
If Substance or Method is Prohibited Both In- and Out-of-Competition, submit TUE application as soon as the medical condition is diagnosed.
Who to submit the TUE to?
Submit to ADS for ADS Registered and Domestic Testing Pools and all other athletes not in any testing pool.
Submit to your International Federation for International-level athletes.
what are the benefit of having a coaching philosophy according to Martens(2004)?
Resolve ethical dilemmas
Removes uncertainty in the area of coaching
Resistence against external pressure
When designing sports programmes, what are the 3 categories that the Game for Life Framework by Sport Singapore (2013) intentionally wanted coaches to inculcate?
1 Values and Attributes (performance, social, moral)
2. Development plateforms (Games and sport activities, Role learning)
3. Actions by instructors to Check, Act and Reinforce
How does a substance become Banned?
If the substance meet any 2 of the following 3 criteria...
- Potential to enhance sports performance
- Represent an actual or potential health risk to the athlete
- Violates the Spirit of Sport
How do you test for drugs?
what are the reasons against doping?
Four rights to protect: clean athlete,Healthy and Safe Competition, Spirit of Sport and Society
Equal chance of winning if rules are followed
What is a typical Sample Collection procedure for urine?
- Athlete selection
- Report to Doping Control
- Selection of urine collection vessel, out of 3 choices
- Provide urine sample
- Selection of urine sample collection kit.
- Splitting and sealing the urine in 2 samples, 60ml and 30ml
- Measure specific gravity
- Complete doping control form, without indication of personal infor
- Securing and transporting the sample.
What are the 3 broad categories covered by the Game For Life Framework?
- Values and Attributes
- Development platforms
Which of the following are NOT examples of Performance Values and attributes? (hint: there are 3 answers)
Understanding rules/ Sportmanship/ Discipline/ Attentiveness/ Resilience/ Compassion/ Co-operativeness/ Focus/ Diligence / Confidence/ Awareness/ Concentration/ Teachable spirit/ Consistency
Which of the following are NOT examples of Social Values and attributes? (hint: there are 5 answers)
Respect/ Accountability/ Honesty/ Commitment/ Fairness/ Competitiveness/ Humility/ Enthusiasm/ Encouraging/ Co-operativeness/ Poise/ Selflessness/ Complying with Rules, Integrity/ Teamwork
Respect, Honesty, Fairness, Complying with Rules, Integrity (moral values)
Which is NOT the vulnerable situation when athletes are tempted to take performance enhancement drugs (PED)?
Pressure from parents
Upcoming career-determining events
Changes to a senior team or clubs
Recovering from injury