Strategies for building self-efficacy in tennis players
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Strategies for building self-efficacy in tennis players a comparative analysis of Australian andAmerican coaches. by Robert S. Weinberg

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Published by Human Kinetics .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Taken from The sport psychologist, vol.6, 1992, pp. 3-13.

SeriesThe Sport psychologist -- v.6
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Open LibraryOL21654238M

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  The purpose of the present investigation was to compare Australian tennis coaches’ frequency of use, and perceived effectiveness, of 13 self-efficacy building strategies to those of American tennis coaches. Subjects were 60 Australian tennis coaches coaching at Cited by: Wienberg, R, Grove, B & Jackson, A , ' Strategies for building self-efficacy in tennis players: A comparative analysis of Australian and American coaches ', Sport Psychologist, vol. 6, pp. Cited by: Building Self-Efficacy 5 States. Because tennis has become a worldwide sport, the interactions among both coaches and players in terms of workshops, tennis academies, publications. This condensed knowledge (quick-fix) book gives you the tactics and mental philosophy to beat any style player, singles or doubles. The tips are pointed, cut right to the chase, are in layman’s terms and summarized into powerful bullet point sections for (instant access)/5(68).

Theoretical and methodological aspects of self-efficacy theory are assessed in this study, and the tennis performance of 40 active players (M age = years) serves as the criterion variable.   There are four primary styles of singles play in tennis: aggressive baseliner, serve-and-volleyer, counterpuncher, and all-court player. Knowing the preferred style of play of your opponents is key to determining the right strategy and tactics to use against them. This is an ebook in Adobe PDF format that you can immediately download to your computer. It is truly an encyclopedia of tennis strategies and tactics for every level of play, whether you are a beginner or an expert tennis player.. Actually as you will discover expert players base most of their game on very simple tactics that are suitable even for beginners. Your first encounter with tennis strategy and tactics probably happened early in your tennis career. You quickly realized that there is more to tennis than just fancy technique. Actually, you realized that technique doesn’t mean anything against experienced players. Some of them play all sorts of shots with sometimes awkward, sometimes funny movements and yet they win matches.

4 Examples of Low Self-Efficacy 1. Low self-efficacy and child-rearing. A practical study on maternal self-efficacy and its influence on the incidence of learned helplessness (which is the opposite of self-efficacy) revealed that new mothers who had a high illusion of control over responding to the crying of audiotaped baby voices were more susceptible to helplessness. Weinberg, R., Grove, R. & Jackson, A. () Strategies for Building Self-efficacy in tennis players: A Comparative analysis of Australian and American coaches The Sport Psychologist, , 6, typically were found to be stronger predictors of self-efficacy than self-efficacy was of 10 performance, which supports previous path analyses with nonathletes (e.g., Feltz, ; Feltz. Increasing student self-efficacy, therefore, is crucial to a student’s success. As teachers, we can stimulate critical thinking and comprehension and thus increase student self-efficacy through a variety of strategies such as dialogic, open-ended questioning, positive reinforcement, increased availability, and the flipped classroom.