Module 1 - Building and maintaining motivation

This module deals with the topic of motivation and how you can work with your athletes to develop it and maintain it throughout their career.

You can watch the video tutorial:

Or listen to the podcast:

You can also listen and watch these via the sportscotland Coaching app which can be downloaded from your app store by searching sportscotland.

Once you have completed this module you should take the Coaching Challenge set for you within the content. You can share your experiences within our Facebook group. If you haven't already joined our dedicated Facebook group you can do so here.

If you do not use Facebook please use the comments section in YouTube or on our app to submit your thoughts.

Additional resources

Self-Determination Theory can be used to help understand how to build and maintain motivation. The video below explains Self-Determination Theory in more detail:

Please see below for three motivation videos that can help explain motivation in a sport context:




Date published: 07 October 2016
Date updated: 07 October 2016


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