The guidelines also revealed that the club has been, for many years, exclusively dedicated to the ‘training’ of female basketball players in its training schools, taking part in competitions in the youth category without due concern for the retention and subsequent advancement in the sports career (transition to adult category). Thus, some athletes did not even reach maturity in the sport and the club did not actually make use of talents in adult category competitions, i.e., there was no concern with the advancement of athletes to higher competitive levels. Youth (under-18) and adult teams perform technical and tactical sessions training from Monday to Friday in the evening and physical preparation, involving anaerobic preparation (weight training) three times a week. In the documents and testimonies of the interviewees, it was clear that the guidelines were being modified and the club has always been seen only as a reference in the ‘training of athletes’ and that could not, for financial reasons, keep their players, and started having as goal to keep them in its teams (retention), so as to invest in high-performance team and have a representative adult team. Although the club have changed its policies regarding the transfer of athletes to other institutions, the retention guidelines established by the new board were not enough to stimulate and develop a policy for the permanence of athletes who leave early the sports.
The process of choosing the institution was intentional according to the following characteristics presented by the entity: strong tradition in Santa Catarina women’s basketball, with achievements in state, national and international level; historical contribution in the training of athletes members of basic state selections; rely on experienced coaches with calls on their resumes to direct state selections; effective management of the board of directors in administrative and bureaucratic issues. Figure 3 – Summary of pre-conditions presented by the Basketball Club. Figure 4 – Summary of the process occurred in the Basketball Club. The results obtained in relation to the financial, nueva camiseta del barcelona human and material conditions of the Basketball Club (Figure 3) demonstrate the importance of sponsors and supporters for the survival and growth of the institution. Human resources comprise hired athletes and those trained in sports initiation schools in the club, which are recorded in FCB and in the West Basketball League of Santa Catarina (LOCAB).
Until 2010, athletes competed for private schools that provided scholarships. In turn, for coaches and first-generation athletes, the return of most of them was due to different reasons unrelated to the actions and guidelines proposed by the Club, given that the majority has returned due to unsuccessful transfers. Cita sugerida: Follie, A., Nascimento, J. V., Souza, E. R., Galatti, L. R., Graça, A. (2017) Female basketball athlete development environment: proposed guidelines and success factors. These feelings have been passed from the top down to the Catalan people and risk alienating those who are not in agreement with the nationalist movement. “I think it’s not the winning above all else. The image the world wanted to see. FC Barcelona, Málaga CF and Granada CF were the Spanish soccer clubs that, in the 2013-14 season, had non-profit sponsorship agreements. All interviews were conducted by the same investigator, being carried out individually, recorded, transcribed in full and sent to respondents as content validation process.
Una vez más encontramos el cóctel de totalitarismo, MCM y opio del pueblo como pócima de la «sumisión moderna». Hoy esto es más que evidente y los clubes de futbol profesional solo son viables como actividad empresarial, en la medida que sean capaces de reducir la actividad deportiva a la condición de una mercancía exitosa deportiva y comercialmente. Las consecuencias son múltiples. Esto es, los significados socioculturales en juego en la interacción comunicativa que es posible observar en el trabajo, las escuelas, los bares o en las redes sociales como Facebook y Twitter, así como en los foros de las páginas deportivas en línea. Para el caso del futbol, sin duda el espectáculo mediatizado por excelencia, este sugiere la exploración de una diversidad de dimensiones factibles de construirse como objetos de estudio. En esta obra destacan tres productos concretos: la introducción a la obra elaborada por Martínez (2010b) que presenta reflexiones en torno a la sociedad deportivizada, el futbol como espectáculo y los estudios sobre futbol en América Latina, y otro capítulo de su autoría en el que desarrolla el tema del futbol y la industria del entretenimiento (Martínez, 2010c), así como el texto de Jesús Galindo (2010) de impronta comunicacional en donde propone un esbozo de lo que se puede estudiar a partir del deporte para intervenir desde las prácticas deportivas sobre las relaciones sociales.