Applying Kolb’s Theory of Experiential Learning to Coach Education

  title={Applying Kolb’s Theory of Experiential Learning to Coach Education},
  author={Ashley E. Stirling},
  journal={The Journal of Coaching Education},
  • A. Stirling
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Education
  • The Journal of Coaching Education
Coach education is the key to improved coaching. In order for coach education initiatives to be effective though, the conceptualization of those initiatives must be developed based on empirical learning theory. It is suggested that Kolb’s theory of experiential learning may be an appropriate learning theory to apply to coach education. This paper outlines how Kolb’s theory of experiential learning was used in the development of Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program coach education… 

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