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Positivity Inspires Positivity

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that literally saves their lives. Anthony Robbins – Motivational Speaker The coach that continually provides feedback to players by always telling them… Continue reading Positivity Inspires Positivity

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Create a Positive Sports Environment

A positive sports environment will look different for all groups involved including the athlete, family, friends, and coach. Player participation, fun, and activity interest all increase when each group that provides influence on the athlete work in harmony. A positive sports environment will have options for all levels of participants including beginners, advanced players, and… Continue reading Create a Positive Sports Environment

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The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants

Matt Waymont is adding into our series on the Education of a Coach. Matt who is a former player at Mars Hill College has been applying the trade of coaching at Storm Soccer Academy since 2010. During this time, he has learned that his favorite group to work with and introduce the game of soccer to… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants

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Effect of Defining Success

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.  -Mahatma Gandhi Defining success allows the participants to understand how to win.  If the athlete does not know how to be a success, you can win the game, but never really create the passion or future aspirations that learning… Continue reading Effect of Defining Success

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Intentional Positive Interaction – Loving and Thoughtful Adults Set the Tone

One of my favorite poems written by Dorothy Law Neite titled “Children Learn What The Live” sums up why intentional positive interaction is so important in the life of all members of society.  The poem reads: If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn. If children live with hostility, they learn to fight. If… Continue reading Intentional Positive Interaction – Loving and Thoughtful Adults Set the Tone

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Intentional Positive Interaction – Creating the Culture of Success

“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” -Peter Mcintyre Intentional positive interaction is a concept that must be reinforced by all participants in the athlete’s life.  Intentional positive interaction is a focused behavior in which positive communication occurs between the athlete and their support group that is generally… Continue reading Intentional Positive Interaction – Creating the Culture of Success