Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-esteem Through Sports

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

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

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - The power of double-goal Coaching helps coaches build winners on and, more importantly, off the field. The playing field is the ideal place to teach life lessons. In this book, such as managing parents, allocating playing time, coaching your own child, planning effective practices, 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, and deploying assistant coaches; Become part of a national movement to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth.

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. 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.

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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. 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 - Now positive coaching in a nutshell makes the wisdom and inspiration of Positive Coaching accessible to new generations of coaches and sports parents. Anyone concerned with youth sports, education, and character-development can learn how to be a positive coach in two hours or less. In 86 pages, tools, it provides bite-sized tips, and techniques to help youth athletes gain the most from sports.

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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 - 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. 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.

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. Second-goal parent® who focuses on the life lessons their child is learning. 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 - 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. You ll never see youth sports the same way after reading this book. Triple-impact competitor® who makes self, teammates and the game better. Developing better athletes, Better People shows how sports can produce the ethical leaders and positive contributors our society so desperately needs.

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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 - 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, positive sports parenting shows parents practical ways to create lasting, support their child on the sidelines so he/she can perform at his/her best, positive memories with their child through sports, use sports to teach and reinforce vital character traits, work effectively with coaches, 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. But, too often a win-at-all-cost mentality creates stress, tension, and frustration for both parent and child.

Youth sports can be a wonderful shared experience between parent and athlete.

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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 - 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. 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 - The lessons and activities can be used in the very next practice to make sports fun and to get the best from players. The double-goal coach is filled with powerful coaching tools based on Jim Thompson's Positive Coaching Alliance.

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Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor

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Balance Sports Publishing #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.

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. Coaches who use this book will create a common language that helps establish a culture of excellence, unselfish play, and improved teamwork. Sections also address common challenges, time management, such as resolving issues with coaches and teammates, nutrition and preparing for college.

Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor #ad - 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.

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Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids

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Morgan James Publishing #ad - Conventional wisdom is wrong. Changing the Game is a call to action to reverse this trend. It will teach you the secrets of high performance. Are you ready to take action? Are you ready to change the game? Changing the Game. As a result, every day increasing numbers of children quit playing sports that are no longer enjoyable.

. By following seven actionable principles of high performance, their community, while at the same time making youth sports a positive experience for their family, parents can give their children a competitive edge, and their country. Conventional wisdom holds that youth sports are a positive experience for our children.

Most of these children quit because our youth sports culture has taken the ‘play’ out of ‘play ball. A shift in values, and the myth of abundant athletic scholarships has led parents and coaches to focus on wins instead of enjoyment, the rise of expensive youth sports models, and trophies at the expense of development.

Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids #ad - It will help your children to perform better. And it will put the “play” back in “play ball” for all of our young athletes. Unfortunately, 70% of kids drop out of organized athletics by the age of 13. He then teaches parents that the secret to raising happy, high performing children begins by helping them attain a positive mindset, and an enjoyable youth sports environment.

It will change how you think about youth sports.

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You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C's to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life

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Wiley #ad - Wiley. Nfl head coach mike smith lead one of the most remarkable turnarounds in NFL history. Under smith’s leadership, the falcons earned an 11–5 record in his first season and would go on to become perennial playoff and Super Bowl contenders earning Smith AP Coach of year in 2008 and voted Coach of Year by his peers in 2008, 2010 and 2012.

This not only improves the team, it improves the leaders and their relationships, connections, and organization. You win in the locker room first draws on the extraordinary experiences of Coach Mike Smith and Jon Gordon―consultant to numerous college and professional teams―to explore the seven powerful principles that any business, school, organization, or sports team can adopt to revitalize their organization.

You win in the locker room first offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at one of the most pressure packed leadership jobs on the planet and what leaders can learn from these experiences in order to build their own winning team. Whether it’s an executive leadership team of a fortune 500 company, mentor, a sports team, military team, an emergency room team, or a school team successful leaders coach their team and develop, encourage, and guide them.

You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C's to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life #ad - Changing the Game. In the season prior to his arrival in 2008, the Atlanta Falcons had a 4–12 record and the franchise had never before achieved back-to-back winning seasons. Step by step, lead with the right mindset, execute at a higher level, improve teamwork, the authors outline a strategy for building a thriving organization and provide a practical framework that give leaders the tools they need to create a great culture, create strong relationships, and avoid the pitfalls that sabotage far too many leaders and organizations.

In addition to sharing what went right with the Falcons, Smith also transparently shares what went wrong his last two seasons and provides invaluable lessons leaders can take away from his victories, success, failures and mistakes.

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Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Gary has important lessons to teach, and you'll find the exercises fun and beneficial. Jason kidd, nba all-star and Olympic gold-medal winner"I love the book Mind Gym. Madison kocian, 2016 U. S. Mind gym an athlete s Guide to Inner Excellence. Gary's lessons and David's writing provide examples of the importance of the mental game.

Ben crenshaw, two-time masters champion and former Ryder Cup captain"Mind Gym hits a home run. Praise for mind gym"Believing in yourself is paramount to success for any athlete. Through forty accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes--many of whom he has worked with--you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle.

Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence #ad - Mind gym will give you the "head edge" over the competition. If you want to build mental muscle for the major leagues, read this book. Ken griffey Jr. Major league baseball mvp"i read Mind Gym on my way to the Sydney Olympics and really got a lot out of it. Changing the Game. Wiley. Women's gymnastics team, as told to us weeklyin mind gym, 2015 uneven Bars World Champion, noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so.

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The Champion's Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive

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Rodale Books #ad - Mind gym an athlete s Guide to Inner Excellence. These athletes prove that raw athletic ability doesn't necessarily translate to a superior on-field experience—its the mental game that matters most. Sports participation—from the recreational to the collegiate Division I level—is at an all-time high.

In the champion's mind, the champion's mind will help you shape your body to ensure a longer, healthier, including: • how to get in a "zone, sports psychologist Jim Afremow, breakthrough science, and professional athletes, Heisman Trophy winners, " thrive on a team, offers the same advice he uses with Olympians, and stay humble• How to progress within a sport and sustain long-term excellence• Customizable pre-performance routines to hit full power when the gun goes off or the puck is droppedWith hundreds of useful tips, and cutting-edge workouts from the world's top trainers, PhD, happier lifetime.

The Champion's Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive #ad - While the caliber of their games may differ, athletes at every level have one thing in common: the desire to excel. The champion s mind How Great Athletes Think Train and Thrive. Changing the Game. Even among the most elite performers, certain athletes stand out as a cut above the rest, able to outperform in clutch, game-deciding moments.

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