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Speak Greatness as a Coach

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Once again, this week I recorded a short video (4:40) to go with my written post. You can view the video here. If you want to read the full post, just scroll down below the video to read that. If you watch the videos, I would love to hear your thoughts on them. Just leave a comment in the Comments section below the written post. Thanks a lot, and speak […]

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Passion for Your Sport

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Once again, this week I recorded a short video (5:41) to go with my written post. You can view the video here. If you want to read the full post, just scroll down below the video to read that. If you watch the videos, I would love to hear your thoughts on them. Just leave a comment in the Comments section below the written post. Thanks a lot, and bring […]

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I Hate Confrontation

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I had some difficulty getting my video to upload, but I was finally able to do so today. I now have the short (8:49) video that supports the post written below. The video touches on a couple of the points in the written post. If you would prefer to read the full post, just scroll down below the video to do so. As always, I would love to hear your […]

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LaVar Ball is Only the Beginning

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Introducing my first Great Resources for Coaches Video Post! Yes, I keep moving forward in the world of technology, and I now have a Great Resources for Coaches YouTube Channel. I plan to do a lot more with videos this year. (I am also in the process of creating a podcast, but you will just have to wait for more info on that in the next couple of months!) Today, though, I […]

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The Dreams of Our Kids

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Dreams – Langston Hughes – (Reprinted from https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/dreams) Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly.   Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. Last week’s post called “When Dreams Die” was the second of three posts that I am doing about dreams. The focus in that post was on how we handle […]

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When Dreams Die

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“I cried the entire flight from Hartford to Michigan. The flight attendants kept stopping by asking if there was anything they could do, and I kept telling them, ‘No. I’m fine.’ I wasn’t fine, but what could they have possibly done? I was devastated. It’s earth-shattering when you realize that the dream you have worked for your whole life is dead, and you have no idea where you are going […]

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A Dream Deferred

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  Harlem – Langston Hughes – (Reprinted from https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46548/harlem)           What happens to a dream deferred?                     Does it dry up                     like a raisin in the sun?                     Or fester like a sore—           […]

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The Best of Great Resources for Coaches – 2017

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Happy New Year! I know the new year is still a few days away, but since I won’t be writing another post until we are a few days into the new year, this is my Happy New Year post. Before we jump into 2018, I wanted to take a moment and reflect on 2017. What a great year 2017 was here! We also saw some big changes here in 2017. […]

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The Head Coach/Assistant Coach Relationship

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This is the final post of the posts I have been doing for the last few weeks that are excerpts from some of my coaching books. I have told you that I have a special going on for the holidays on bundles of all 6 of my booklets in either hard copy or eBook format. I have also just released a holiday special on my newest eBook from which today’s […]

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The Sportsmanship Dilemma

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This post and the next couple of posts are excerpts from some of my coaching booklets. I have a special going on for the holidays on bundles of all 6 of my booklets in either hard copy or eBook format, so I thought I would give you a glimpse into some of them. Today’s post is from my booklet “The Sportsmanship Dilemma: Guidelines for Athletes, Coaches, & Parents.” This post […]