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PSY407 Sport Psychology Assignment No 01 Spring 2020 Solution & Discussion Due Date: 08-06-2020

PSY407 Sport Psychology Assignment No 01 Spring 2020 Solution & Discussion Due Date: 08-06-2020

PSY407 Sport Psychology Assignment 1 Solution & Discussion Spring 2020



Due Date: June 08, 2020           Marks: 20


Assignment Objectives:

Upon the completion of assignment, students will be able to:

  • Develop better understanding of different categories of self-talk
  • Understand the role of self-talk in development of self confidence



Question :1

The assignment is based on the “Self-Talk”. You are required to read the given scenario carefully. After reading the scenarios, identify the category of self-talk used in each scenario and give sound justification.


Scenario no.1: After the evaluation of Sarah’s batting performance, the coach of Pakistan’s women cricket team suggested her to use words which can increase her emotions and arousal level to improve her performance such as “strong” or blast”.


Scenario no.2: After the practice test, the coach of Pakistan cricket team suggests the fast bowler Kashif to improve his blowing technique so that he may deliver maximum Yorkers. The coach suggested Kashif to use self-talk such as “stump” to improve his delivery technique.


Scenario no.3: The coach of girls’ basketball team told one of the striker that she is performing very well. To encourage her and make her performance ever better coach suggested her to use self-talk such as “go girl go” or “yes I can do it” before hitting another basket.


You are supposed to use the following tabular format:

Scenario No.

Identification of the category of self-

talk (2)

Justifications (3)

Scenario no 1



Scenario no 2



Scenario no 3




Marking Scheme:

Each character carries 5 Marks


2 Marks for identification 3Marks for justification


Question :2

Explain how the self-talk can play its part in the development of self-confidence. Explain the phenomenon with the help of Zinsser, Bunker, and Williams (2001). 5


Important Instructions: Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting the assignment solution.


Deadline: Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due date.


No assignment will be accepted through e-mail once the solution has been uploaded by the instructor.


Formatting guidelines: 

Use the font style “Times New Roman”/ “Arial” and font size “12”.

It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word.

Use black and blue font colors only.


Solution guidelines:

Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an analytical assignment.

Give the answer according to question.

For acquiring the relevant knowledge, don’t rely only on handouts but watch the video lectures, use other reference books and explore different web links.


Rules for Marking: 

Please note that your assignment will not be graded or graded as Zero (0) if:

It has been submitted after due date

The file you uploaded does not open or is corrupt

It is in any format other than doc (MS. Word)

The given format has not been followed

It is cheated or copied from other students, internet, books, journals etc…

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