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Impacts of Windsurfing Instructors’ Mentoring on Achievement Goal Orientation and Sports


  • Department of Physical Education, Kunsan University, Kunsan, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Tourism Management, Gacchon University, SungNam, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Marine Sports, Hanseo University, Seosan, Korea, Republic of


Background/Objectives: This research was conducted with the aim of investigating the effects of mentoring by windsurfing instructors on achievement goal orientation and sports performance satisfaction and to provide the basic data for enhancing athletic performance of the athletes that can be applied in practice. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The targets of this study were windsurfing athletes in 2015, a total number of 135. The data process of this study was conducted using exploratory factor analysis, reliability tests, correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis. The results of this research are as follows. Findings: First, the correlation between the mentoring of windsurfing instructors and achievement goal orientation showed a positive correlation in all of the sub-factors. The correlation between mentoring and sports performance satisfaction showed a positive correlation with the career development function and the role model function had a positive correlation with individual performance satisfaction. The psychological society function showed positive correlations only with team performance satisfaction. Second, the role model function in the mentoring of windsurfing instructors had a significantly positive effect on the assignment goal trait and the self-goal trait. Third, the role model function in the mentoring of windsurfing instructors had a significantly positive effect on the individual performance satisfaction. Novelty/Improvement: The research results show that the mentoring of windsurfing instructors has a positive effect on the achievement goal orientation and sports performance satisfaction of the athletes. Especially, the role model function that conveys the appropriate behavior, attitude and value as if from a bearer had a positive effect on the achievement goal orientation and sports performance satisfaction of the athletes. Therefore, an effective mentoring method to enhance athletic performance through achievement goal orientation and sports performance satisfaction of the athletes is the role model function.


Achievement Goal, Emotional, Instructor, Mentoring, Orientation, Windsurfing.

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