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5 Things That Every Coach Should Explain to Parents About Supporting Their Kids

January 29, 2013 - Posted by

Parents are their children’s first and permanent teachers, but how can you as a coach guide this powerful potential? – In this blog post we discuss some essential issues that you can tell parents to support their children’s physical and athletic development. First, in order to succeed in educating the parents, it is inevitable to keep in mind two presumptions:

How Could Sports Coaches Avoid Workaholism?

December 13, 2012 - Posted by

Recently, Kelly Lumpkin from Lee University and Mark Anshel from Middle Tennessee State University published a study about work addiction among college sports coaches¹.  They interviewed 16 NCAA Division 1 sport coaches from the USA.

At bottom, workaholism is not a really positive thing. Although it is sometimes considered as a respectable addiction, it is manifested in low productivity, poor relationships, and serious health problems.

What Makes Sports Coaches Confident?

December 5, 2012 - Posted by

Sports coaches work hard to make their athletes feel confident and efficient. But what about themselves? In this posting we zoom in on specific competences that determine the self-confidence of sports coaches. It is based on a recently published study of handball coaches*.

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