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Motivation

The drive to succeed

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Intrinsic motivation

From within/internal
The satisfaction of successfully competing a task.
E.g. self satisfaction, pride

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Extrinsic motivation

From an external source
E.g. praise from coach, scouts

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Tangible rewards

Physically can be touched
E.g. medal

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Intangible rewards

Non physical
E.g. praise

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Extrinsic motives

Provide early motivation
If used too much may undermine value of activity and therefore be intrinsic motivation.

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Intrinsic motives

Intrinsic rewards are more effective, stronger and longer lasting giving more satisfaction

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What methods could be used by a coach to motivate performers?

Offer rewards, prizes
Make tasks fun
Set attainable goals
Point out role models