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Canavan-White, Amelia (2020) No title available. Masters thesis, University of Chichester.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to explore the growth which coaches’ philosophies may have undertaken within traditional martial arts. To discover how coaches have developed their philosophies and put this into practice. According to Craig (2002), proposed the concept of philosophy is the make-up of values which are followed everyday life.
Demonstrating how kyokushinkai karate coaches have developed these philosophies whilst maintaining the traditional values and concepts of the sport. Shigeru (1996), presents that Kyokushinkai karate is typically on of the strongest styles of karate. With its hardcore discipline, foundations which is designed to harden both mind and body. Oyama (1979) states that it is incredibly resilient and rooted philosophy of self-improvement, discipline and hard training. Is ideal for determining whether these elements have remained intact with the changing expectations of coaches and athletes.
This research was conducted using Qualitative, Questionnaires on 15 kyokushinkai karate athletes. Bruan and Clarke (2006), thematic analysis provided an understanding of what coaches’ experience and where current values and traditions situate within this style.
The research found various variables, concerning hard- training, etiquette and competitions. These findings assume that there a shift away from traditional training through basics and a shift towards fighting competitions as a whole.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: MSc Sports Coaching Science
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports > GV711 Coaching
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Departments > Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: Ann Jones
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2020 09:50
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2020 09:50
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/5500

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