How to use the Evaluation Resources.
In order to set goals it is necessary to evaluate/assess what components are involved in the performance of the various tasks. Evaluation is an important part of any training, playing or competition.
The evaluation tables divide training and competition into various components, all of which form part of the overall performance.
If our training is out of balance, our performances will suffer. It is not one thing alone that creates a great performance, but the combination of all the skills.
For some people, the use of a training diary would be very helpful in keeping organised, monitoring your progress and reflecting on the progress you have made.
Model of Sports Characteristics
In the evaluation sheets you will see these areas divided into smaller more specific segments to assist fine tune the evaluation process and to assist with correction.
Setting Up Your Training
Before you start the evaluation process, it is essential to set some goals. Without really thinking about it, you probably already have some goals. To get the most out of your potential, you need to take goal setting another step further. It is from evaluating play, that goals can be set for training.
Knowing where to start the Evaluation process might not be easy for those who are not experienced at Squash or in the habit of setting up specific training for Squash. To be successful in getting it right requires a certain amount of detachment.
If you have a friend or team mate who can give you a frank assessment of your own game, all the better. It at least gives you a starting point. As you evaluate yourself more, you become better at the process of evaluation.
Repeating the Evaluation Process
The Evaluation Process is a cycle which follows the following path:
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