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“Changing the standard because it wasn’t achieved”!
Changing the standard?
Consider the C-B-A Focus Model* for:
How Children learn best…
* Source: Dr. G. Russell
C is the concept, do the children have:
A Clear Picture
You must Define and Clarify…
What are my Feelings?
A is the Achievement of Synergy
What is synergy?...
Must know the game (age appropriate)
Must exhibit positive modeling behaviors at all times
Be able to change to fit the players being coached…
Children as receivers
Coaches as senders
Coaches and children must be interactive
Age-appropriate training is critical
The best teacher of the game is the game
All children require worth and recognition
Only one suggestion for improvement at a time
Encourage players to practice at home
Listen to your players
Explain to Mom and Dad what you are doing…
There is an evolution of coaching styles taking place in youth sports .
If you want to be a coach on the cutting edge you must not lower your standards– you must learn how to get your players to be all they can be.
Not for you, but for them…
“Customer service is not a department, it’s an attitude”