publication . Article . 2013

Factors contributing to a supportive sport talent development environment

L. Van Den Berg; J. Surujlal;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: LAM Publications; AJOL; Sabinet
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
Sport organisations face serious challenges such as technological, economic, social and organisational change in a competitive environment. One of the ways in which sport organisations can address these challenges is through the implementation of a talent development environment. For such an environment to exist, sport organisations need to identify, develop and retain talent. Talent identification involves a process of recognising athletes with the potential to excel in a particular sport, recruiting them, and nurturing and developing them by providing the appropriate environment to realise their potential. The success of such a process is dependent on how well...
Subjects
free text keywords: Talent environment, Sport organisation, Coach guidance, Feedback, Goal setting, Support
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