Guidelines for Swimming Coaches according to the Long-term Development of Athletes for International Achievement

  • Peerapon Wiriyaprakob Graduate Student of Health and Physical Education, Department of Physical Education, Graduate college Srinakharinwirot University
  • Phanu Kusolwong Srinakharinwirot University
Keywords: Guide lines, Swimming Coaches, Long-term development of athletes

Abstract

This qualitative research aims to study the practices of Thai swimming coaches according to long-term planning for the athletic development of athletes based on the main strategies of the Canadian Swimming Athletes Organization. The participants included swimming coaches with international experience. The key Informant was a swimming coach with good knowledge and understanding of the long-term development plans for athletes. Seven experts participated in this study. The researcher used a semi-structured interview form to collect data through audio and field recordings The questions consisted of 5 important components which were (1) physical, (2) technical, (3) strategy, (4) psychological and (5) lifestyle related; the inductive data analysis method and there Snowball Sampling Technique were employed. The four steps of data validation included: (1) data organization, (2) data code determination, (3) creation of a temporary summary, and (4) creation of an actual summary. The conclusions of this study were as follows: (1) physical conclusion: using aerobic training as a core; (2) technical conclusion: techniques are the most important steps in the process; (3) tactical conclusion: the idea that experience is the best development; (4) mental conclusion: the most important factor in sports is happiness in the sport itself; and (5) lifestyle conclusion: the factor of education is the most influential for athletes and parents who have influence on the athletes.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

ณกร มีคำ. (2549). แรงจูงใจในการเลือกเล่นกีฬาว่ายน้ำของนักว่ายน้ำรุ่นอายุไม่เกิน 16 ปีสังกัดสโมสรในกรุงเทพมหานคร [วิทยานิพนธ์ปริญญามหาบัณฑิต ไม่ได้ตีพิมพ์]. มหาวิทยาลัยศรีนครินทรวิโรฒ.

ณัฐิกา เพ็งลี. (2545). ปัจจัยทางชีวิกลศาสตร์และสัดส่วนร่างกายที่มีอิทธิพลต่อสถิติการว่ายน้ำท่าวัดวาประเภทสปรินท์ในระยะ 50 เมตร [วิทยานิพนธ์ปริญญามหาบัณฑิต ไม่ได้ตีพิมพ์]. จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย.

พรพจน์ ไชยนอก และ ศักดิ์ชาย พิทักษ์วงศ์. (2555). การบูรณาการวิทยาศาสตร์การกีฬาเพื่อการฝึกซ้อมและการแข่งขันในนักกีฬาว่ายน้ำ. วารสารวิทยาศาสตร์การกีฬาและสุขภาพ, 13(2), 1-17.

Balyi, I., & Way, R. (2016). Canadian sport for life: Long-term athlete development 2.0. Canadian Sport Centres.

Fraser-Thomas, J., Côté, J., & Deakin, J. (2008). Examining adolescent sport dropout and prolonged engagement from a developmental perspective. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20(3), 318-333. https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200802163549

Georgopoulos, N. A., Roupas, N. D., Theodoropoulou, A., Tsekouras, A., Vagenakis, A. G., & Markou, K. B. (2010). The influence of intensive physical training on growth and pubertal development in athletes. Annals of the New

York Academy of Sciences, 1205(1), 39-44. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05677.x

Grange, J., & Gordon, R. (2004). Sport England: Success is long term. Harold Fern House.

Jayanthi, N. A., Pinkham, C., Dugas L. R., Patrick, B., & LaBella, C. (2012). Sports specialization in young athletes: Evidence-based recommendations. Sports Health, 5(3), 251-257. https://doi.org/10.1177/1941738112464626

Jayanthi, N. A., LaBella, C. R., Fischer, D., Pasulka, J., & Dugas, L. R. (2015). Sports-specialized

intensive training and the risk of injury in young athletes: a clinical case-control study. The American Journal of

Sports Medicine, 43(4), 794-801. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546514567298

Lovell, R. B. (1980). Adult learning. Halsted Press Wiley & Son.

McLeod, S. A. (2018). Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial development. Simply Psychology. https://www.simplypsychology.org/Erik-Erikson.html

Published
2020-09-15
How to Cite
Wiriyaprakob, P., & Kusolwong, P. (2020). Guidelines for Swimming Coaches according to the Long-term Development of Athletes for International Achievement. An Online Journal of Education, 15(2), OJED1502007 (11 pages). Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/OJED/article/view/240530