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Description

Two coaches and the athletes they train - gymnasts Paul Hall and Louis Smith and swimmers Bill Furniss and Rebecca Adlington - explain how you go about developing a successful coach and athlete relationship.
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First broadcast:
23 October 2009

Classroom Ideas

Discuss: the key function of a coach; coach/performer compatibility and how this is attained; how a coach develops a vision for an individual athlete and develops a way of working to achieve that. How important is it for coaches to understand their athletes' personal life? Stresses and pressures.