Luck – What’s sport got to do with it?
Coaching in the 21st Century? – A fresh look at Sporting Analysis
Sport has always been steeped in superstition and one example is luck, but when did you last take the time to analyse luck? What method did you use and how did you conclude that the outcome was luck? This interactive presentation combines sports psychology with practical analysis and statistical evidence to achieve a more accurate overview of the idea of luck and it’s impact on sport.
David White, author of Superstitionism - The Psychology of Sport, unlocks the mystique surrounding luck by showcasing the UK and Ireland’s premier insight into the future of coaching without relying on luck as a core belief.
- Participants will discuss luck's misleading impact on athlete's psychology in terms of how they think, act, and perform.
- Gain practical insight of how to distinguish between luck, chance, and probability when conducting performance-related analysis.
- Measure any benefits against comparable drawbacks, when misappropriating luck as the cause of sporting outcomes.
- Learn how to combine practical models of psychology with competency-based skills, free from any impairment by the superstition called luck.
- Be intrigued by the prospect of learning new stuff.
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