Positive Coaching in a Nutshell

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Positive coaching: building character and self-Esteem Through Sports launched the Positive Coaching Alliance movement and became a coaching classic that has transformed the youth sports experience for many coaches and athletes. Anyone concerned with youth sports, education, and character-development can learn how to be a positive coach in two hours or less.

Many will return to the book for refresher-readings on such key topics as: The power of relentless positivity Making the most of mistakes Learning from winning and losing Nurturing outstanding individual competitors Helping individuals become a team See why so many coaches and parents say that Positive Coaching has made such a difference in the lives of their children and families.

Positive Coaching in a Nutshell #ad - In 86 pages, tools, it provides bite-sized tips, and techniques to help youth athletes gain the most from sports. Now positive coaching in a nutshell makes the wisdom and inspiration of Positive Coaching accessible to new generations of coaches and sports parents.

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Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-esteem Through Sports

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-esteem Through Sports #ad - The book includes over 200 coaching recommendations on specific psychological, motivational, and behavioral situations. There is a special focus on the coach as storyteller -- 50 motivational stories can be used to develop strong communication with athletes. Used book in Good Condition. Positive coaching is jam packed with information for coaches in any sport.

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The Power of Double-Goal Coaching: Developing Winners in Sports and Life

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The playing field is the ideal place to teach life lessons. Whether coaching pee-wees or varsity, parents, double-Goal Coaches prepare their teams to win on the scoreboard but know the second goal of sports using competition to teach life lessons is the source of lasting impact for coaches, and athletes alike.

The power of double-goal Coaching helps coaches build winners on and, more importantly, off the field. Youth and high school sports offer an endless procession of teachable moments, but these are too often sacrificed in the headlong pursuit of winning at all costs. In this book, handling a losing season, positive coaching alliance founder jim thompson shows you how to: create a coaching legacy that will live on through the lives of your players; Improve your athletes' performance by focusing on effort rather than results; Elevate your athletes' emotional state so they can perform at their peak level and have more fun; Teach athletes to compete while honoring the game; Deal with common coaching challenges, coaching your own child, such as managing parents, planning effective practices, allocating playing time, and deploying assistant coaches; Become part of a national movement to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth.

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Developing Better Athletes, Better People: A Leader's Guide to Transforming High School and Youth Sports into a Development Zone

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - With 40 million youth playing high school and youth sports in the Unites States, Thompson makes a powerful case: Change youth sports, change the country. Used book in Good Condition. In this groundbreaking book, jim thompson synthesizes two decades of work to articulate the vision of youth sports as a Development Zone to develop Better Athletes, Better People.

Developing better athletes, Better People shows how sports can produce the ethical leaders and positive contributors our society so desperately needs. You ll never see youth sports the same way after reading this book. Triple-impact competitor® who makes self, teammates and the game better. As with thompson s other writings, this visionary book is also exceedingly practical.

Developing Better Athletes, Better People: A Leader's Guide to Transforming High School and Youth Sports into a Development Zone #ad - Thompson s previous books redefined the youth sports landscape with transformational models for coaches, parents and athletes: --Double-Goal Coach® who strives to win while teaching life lessons. Second-goal parent® who focuses on the life lessons their child is learning. He defines culture as the way we do things here and provides a step-by-step blueprint for creating and defending a Development Zone culture to combat the win-at-all-cost mentality of the dominant entertainment sports culture.

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The Double-Goal Coach: Positive Coaching Tools for Honoring the Game and Developing Winners in Sports and Life Harperresource Book

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - The lessons and activities can be used in the very next practice to make sports fun and to get the best from players. Used book in Good Condition. The double-goal coach is filled with powerful coaching tools based on Jim Thompson's Positive Coaching Alliance. The double-goal coach provides the framework for coaches and parents to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth - allowing young athletes to enjoy sports while learning valuable life lessons.

The Double-Goal Coach: Positive Coaching Tools for Honoring the Game and Developing Winners in Sports and Life Harperresource Book #ad - These strategies reflect the "best-practices" of elite coaches and the latest research in sports psychology. Hundreds of workshops have shaped these tools for maximum effectiveness and ease of use.

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Positive Sports Parenting: How Second-Goal Parents Raise Winners in Life Through Sports

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Youth sports can be a wonderful shared experience between parent and athlete. But, too often a win-at-all-cost mentality creates stress, tension, and frustration for both parent and child. Positive sports parenting by Jim Thompson provides insightful and sensible advice on how parents can help children get the most from sports.

Packed with accessible ideas and easy-to-use tools, work effectively with coaches, support their child on the sidelines so he/she can perform at his/her best, use sports to teach and reinforce vital character traits, Positive Sports Parenting shows parents practical ways to create lasting, positive memories with their child through sports, and deal effectively with common dilemmas faced by sports parents.

Positive Sports Parenting: How Second-Goal Parents Raise Winners in Life Through Sports #ad - In a clear, inviting voice, thompson reminds parents to worry less about winning and focus on the big picture the endless procession of teachable moments and life lessons that their children can draw from sports.

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InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Joe ehrmann provides examples of coaches in his life who took this journey and taught him how to find something bigger than himself in sports. He describes his own insideout experience, starting with the death of his beloved brother, which helped him understand how sports could transcend the playing field.

They teach the xs and Os, but also teach the Ys of life. Joe ehrmann has taken his message about the extraordinary power of sports all over the country. Now any parent-coach or school or community coach can read Ehrmann’s message and learn how to make sports a life-changing experience. Coaches first have to “go inside” and articulate their reasons for coaching.

InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives #ad - They help young people grow into responsible adults; they leave a lasting legacy. Insideout coaching How Sports Can Transform Lives. Insideout coaching explains how to become a transformational coach. It has been warmly endorsed by NFL head coaches, athletic directors at major universities, high school head coaches, even business groups and community organizations.

Some coaches, however, use their platform. Too many are transactional coaches; they focus solely on winning and meeting their personal needs. He gives coaches the information and the tools they need to become transformational. Perhaps second only to parents, coaches can impact young people as no one else can.

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Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Sections also address common challenges, such as resolving issues with coaches and teammates, time management, nutrition and preparing for college. Insideout coaching How Sports Can Transform Lives. Insights and exercises guide student-athletes to the ideal of a Triple-Impact Competitor, committed to improving oneself, teammates and the game as a whole.

Used book in Good Condition. Coaches who use this book will create a common language that helps establish a culture of excellence, unselfish play, and improved teamwork. The latest book by positive coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson gives high school athletes easy-to-read information and inspiration to improve their performance in sports and beyond.

Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor #ad - . It includes valuable insights from sports psychologists and professional athletes about how to achieve peak performances, develop leadership skills, and compete with class. The book contains nine innovative, practical exercises that help improve athletes performance, including Goal-Setting; Building Team Chemistry; Honoring the Game: Competing with Class; and Using Your Power to Improve Your School Community.

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The High School Sports Parent: Developing Triple-Impact Competitors

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. But that requires sports parents who understand their role and play it to the hilt. Used book in Good Condition. Insideout coaching How Sports Can Transform Lives. Research-based and reflecting thompson s 25 years of pioneering work in youth sports, The High School Sports Parent is a roadmap for the tumultuous trip that parents embark upon when their children transition into high school sports.

The High School Sports Parent: Developing Triple-Impact Competitors #ad - Learning to compete on the stage of high school sports is a big transition for youth athletes and is often perplexing for their parents. Now in the high school sports parent, easy-to-use tools to show how parents can maintain a second-goal focus to: - help their teen thrive and become a Triple-Impact Competitor who makes himself, and the game better - Navigate the complicated high school sports landscape - Use high school sports endless procession of teachable moments to teach and reinforce positive character traits - Deal effectively with common dilemmas faced by high school sports parents Done right, Thompson provides guidance and practical, his teammates, high school sports is a meaningful development experience that athletes will remember for a lifetime.

In the double-goal coach, positive coaching Alliance founder Jim Thompson articulated two goals of sports: winning on the scoreboard and the more important goal of using sports to teach life lessons.

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