Very interesting article about why using physical punishments like running sprints or doing push-ups may not be the best way to improve the performance of our athletes. Check it out and see if you agree or disagree…
If you are a coach at any level you’ll benefit from reading this article and thinking about the type of feedback you provide to your players. You’ll learn which type of feedback is most valuable and which type is mostly just talk. If you want to understand your the impact of your feedback take two minutes to read this article and then think about how you are talking to your players.
If you have ever played sports you have had disappointments. I know that I have losses in my playing and coaching career that stick with me to this very day. Only one team each year gets to end their season with a win. With the Final Four upon us I think this article will touch a nerve and inspire players, coaches, and parents to keep striving to be their best despite the near certainty that you will experience disappointment along the way.
This article by James Leath is centered on this famous quote from legendary Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi.
“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.”
Leath explains why your process and effort are so important as an athlete or as coach.
If you are a coach at any level from kindergarten through the pros you should take 5 minutes to read this article about why you should blow your whistle less during practice. It really got me thinking about how I coach during practice, hopefully it will do the same for you.