Module 5: Leadership

Last updated: March 23, 2022

Leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act toward achieving a common goal. Effective leadership is essential in any sports organization, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch.


“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan, Hall of Fame basketball superstar

After the completion of this module, the players should be able to get the following learning outcome:

  • Explain the value of empathy
  • Describe what empathetic body language looks like
  • Evaluate options accurately and establish priorities
  • Using “collaborating” involves finding a solution that entirely satisfies the concerns of all involved parties.


Skills acquired


Knowledge base

Unit 1- Empathy

This unit aims to teach the player how to read and understand different types of feeling

Player will be able to read the colleagues feeling

They will know and understand the feelings of their colleagues

Unit 2- Decision making

This unit aims to encourage athletes to make decisions during training and games

Player will be able to make decision in the game

They will make the right decision in a shorter time

Unit 3- Conflict resolution

This unit aims to teach the players how to manage different kind of situation

Player will be





psychological capacities that are thought of as being central for constituting humans as social creatures allowing us to know what other people are thinking and feeling, to emotionally engage with them, to share their thoughts and feelings

Decision making

is the act of making a choice among available alternatives

Conflict resolution

is a way for two or more parties to find a peaceful solution to a disagreement among them

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