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Mastering Coach Communication: The Power of Public Praise and Private Correction

Effective communication is a cornerstone of successful coaching, and one of the most impactful strategies is the principle of "Praise in Public, Condemn in Private." This approach is not just about being nice; it's a strategic tool that can significantly enhance team dynamics and individual performance. As coaches, embracing this principle is a testament to our commitment to compassion-powered leadership.

Overcoming Poor Coaching Habits: Understanding How Your Coaching Impacts Your Players

We all talk a good game when pointing out the pivotal role sport leaders play in shaping the WHOLE athlete; however, ineffective coaching can lead to detrimental outcomes, affecting athletes' performance, motivation, and overall well-being. This article delves into the effects of poor coaching, drawing from research studies and practical insights. It also provides recommendations on how we as coaches can move away from "old school" coaching habits that lack merit and perhaps no longer reach the digital native athletes that now inhabit our fields and courts.