The Coaching Model: A Grounded Assessment of Expert Gymnastic Coaches’ Knowledge

  title={The Coaching Model: A Grounded Assessment of Expert Gymnastic Coaches’ Knowledge},
  author={Jean C{\^o}t{\'e} and John Saimela and Pierre Trudel and Abderrahim Baria and Storm J. Russell},
  journal={Journal of Sport \& Exercise Psychology},
An expert system approach (Buchanan et al., 1983) was used to identify and conceptualize the knowledge of 17 Canadian expert high-performance gymnastic coaches. The knowledge elicitation process consisted of open-ended questions and various questioning methods to unveil, explore, and prove important information (Patton, 1987; Spradley, 1979) about coaching. All coaches’ interviews were transcribed verbatim, and the unstructured qualitative data were inductively analyzed following the procedures… 

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