Teaching Values Through Sport: A Systems Perspective from Women Coaches

Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching

The Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching provides timely, accurate, targeted information to aid in creating a healthier and more positive environment for women coaches – in Canada and around the world.

September 2012, Vol. 12, No. 4
By Jennifer Walinga

In tackling the troubling, puzzling issue of declining participation in sport in Canada, Jennifer Walinga suggests that clues for its reversal may be found in how women coach. As readers familiar with the Journal will know, we have been steadfast proponents of the valuable skills and methodologies women bring to coaching and have consistently urged their greater utilization. Walinga goes further, urging “a stronger feminine voice overall within the realm of sport.”


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