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One Word for the Fall Season

Breaking the cycle of status quo coach, parent, and athlete behavior is a common theme on the Educated Coaches blog. For this upcoming fall season, let’s go one step further and encourage positive change through focused behavior. Taking a tip from the website My One Word, the fall season seems like a natural time to… Continue reading One Word for the Fall Season

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Three Purposes of a Coach

Successful coaches are able to get their message across to athletes in a more thorough¬†manner. These coaches effectively lead the teams or individuals they coach to a higher level of technical, tactical, physical, and/or psychological success¬†than the participants could have reached on their own (Click Here to learn how we Define Success). The successful coach… Continue reading Three Purposes of a Coach

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Youth Team Development – Keep Families In the Game

  Why do certain families and players participate with the same youth sport organization for their entire youth sports career while others move to other sports, other activities, or other youth sport organizations. Three reasons I believe organizations are able to retain participants are: Organizational values and beliefs that match the families values and beliefs… Continue reading Youth Team Development – Keep Families In the Game

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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