Coaching and Motivation

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Reedswain Inc., Apr 1, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 200 pages
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Contents

PART ONEAN INTRODUCTION TO MOTIVATION
19
Problems of Motivation
29
Styles of Motivation
39
Blending Philosophy and Style
43
Recruiting for Excellence
44
Player Selection and Motivation
45
Conversation with a Master Motivator
47
PART TWOTWENTYFOUR MOTIVATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR COACHES
53
Dont become sexually involved with players
66
Motivation and the Program
67
Build your program around players you can motivate
68
Stress total effort and striving for excellence
69
PART THREEMOTIVATIONAL TECHNIQUES
75
Rewards Inspiration and Example
91
Discipline Fear and Motivation
101
Motivation in Practice and in Games
109

Motivation and the Coach
55
Think positively
56
Control yourself
57
Dont cheat or look for shortcuts
58
Talk with swimming and track coaches
59
The Coach and the Players
61
Avoid forming hasty negative opinions
62
Dont try to treat all players alike
63
Never be too busy to listen to your players
64
Appeal to players pride
65
PART FOURSITUATIONAL MOTIVATION
121
Forging Positive Attitudes and Relationships
133
Handling the SelfMotivated Athlete
143
Handling the Superstar Athlete
157
Motivating Girls and Women
165
Motivating Your Reserves and Benchwarmers
173
Five Seasons and Three Teams
183
Annotated Bibliography
191
Index
197
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Warren has been a high school and college coach for over 20 years and a teacher for more than 30. He has coached girls' and boys' basketball, track, football, golf, and tennis and has been "Teacher of the Year" at both the school and system levels.

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