November 17: How to get the best out of players/employees without burnout
The International Coach Federation (ICF) in Luxembourg explores what it takes to be a good leader in this event featuring Sebastian Altfeld.
The evening event hosted at BGL BNP Paribas in Kirchberg will looked at the similarities and differences between Mental Coaching and Sport Psychology, providing insight into positive leadership.
As John C Maxwell puts it: "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way", examples of which can be seen in the careers of Jürgen Klopp (top German football manager), Pep Guardiola (top football manager Bayern München), or Mike Krzyzewski (top American College Basketball coach) who all create an environment where strong personalities work together for one goal on their personal highest level.
But what are the keys of these modern leaders? And what impact does negative leadership have on athletes and employees?
The presentation of sport psychologist Sebastian Altfeld highlights the modern leadership approach and describes new perspectives to achieve high performances. He will also discuss the impact of negative leadership which can lead to burnout.
About Sebastian Altfeld
Sebastian Altfeld, M.Sc. Altfeld is a trained Sports Psychologist focusing on the work with athletes, coaches, and referees in a variety of sports. Moreover, he is coaching people in several occupations (e.g., physicians, manager, engineers). Altfeld possesses an extensive background as a basketball player and coach.
As a sports psychologist, Altfeld makes presentations to top-level coaches around Germany and works for the German Coaches Academy, which is the official institute for the highest coaches' education in Germany. Furthermore, he is the official Sport Psychologist of the basketball referees in Germany (Pro A and Pro B), supporting them with workshops about several topics (e.g., dealing with pressure and mistakes, conflict management) and personal coaching. He has been admitted to the pool of sport psychological experts of the German Federation of Sport Science (BISp) as well as to the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport (ENYSSP).
He is also part of the team of sport psychologists in the project mentaltalent.de . The project offers sport psychology to young talented athletes, their coaches, and parents in Germany to improve their mental skills and dealing with the challenging circumstances of professional sport.
Beside his practical work, Altfeld, who is graduated with a Masters degree of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Ruhr University Bochum, has been concerned with several research projects. Thus, he has generated several studies and articles about coaches' burnout in the course of his dissertation. Furthermore, he focuses on the relationship of healthy leadership of coaches on the well-being and performance of athletes.
The event runs from 7pm to 8.30pm, with registration from 6.30pm. Participation is 40 euros for non ICF members, 30 euros for members. Free parking is available in the visitor area of the underground car park on level -1.
To register, please visit www.coachfederation.lu