THE GOLDEN COACHING RULE
AVOID THE 3 L'S
LINES, LAPS, AND LECTURES
How would it feel being the twelfth kid in a line.
No laps. Train sport specific.
The kids came to play soccer. Not to hear a lecture.
Coaching Education | Common Faults of Coaches as They Teach
The article, Common Faults of Coaches as They Teach, addresses common missteps among coaches trying to relay messages and instructions to their players. If coaches can recognize the most frequent mistakes it will help them understand how that interrupts the flow of the components of sporting success. As coaches it is important that you recognize how even the smallest things can distract or interrupt a players learning process.
"Especially when you're dealing with young players, [coaches] have a responsibility to teach the game the way the game is supposed to be played. And it's not just about the wins and losses. It's not about the X's and O's. It's about teaching what sports are supposed to teach young people: teamwork, work ethic, dedication, consistency. And that's not a responsibility that coaches should take lightly." Listen to the full Shane Battier podcast.
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