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June 11th, 2017

Motivation Through Praise

How do you get athletes to be motivated and hopefully have more highs than lows? One of the methods often overlooked is praise. It’s all too easy to try motivating players by pointing out their weaknesses, but it can more effective to praise their strengths. Read More...

June 3rd, 2017

The Summer: Time for Players to Develop

​It has often been said that players are “made” during the summer. It's important for a coach to come up with a plan on how they want the athlete to use this valuable time. The following are a few things to consider. Read More...

June 3rd, 2017

Ideas for Building Team Chemistry

Coaches can have a great deal of influence on team chemistry. While it’s ultimately up to the players to come together as a team, the coach can facilitate that process in a number of ways. Here are some ideas to consider. Read More...

May 27th, 2017

Coaching in the Post-Season

Whether your squad is going into the post-season as an underdog or is poised to win the title, there are several things to think about when you coach in the playoffs. Here are a handful of key tips for a smooth and productive post-season. Read More...

May 27th, 2017

Choosing Your Words Carefully

Communication is one of the most important tools of coaching. Choosing the right words and recognizing the proper time and place to say them can make a major impact on your effectiveness as a coach. Words are powerful, so here are some tips on how to be a great communicator. Read More...