The importance of need-supportive coaches


Formal title

The importance of need-supportive coaching on young athletes in development: a self-determination theory perspective


This project aim to find out if the need-supportive coaching style is teachable and the relationship between coach behavior and athletes motivation, well-being and performance.


One of the groups of coaches follows the course: "Motivation activation program (MAP)". The intervention consists of 3 workshops (power-points, group discussions and one on one coaching) and a digital workbook with exercises for the coaches.