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April 3, 2015 - Indianapolis, IN, USA - Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari made a point as the University of Kentucky basketball team practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, In., Friday, April 03, 2015. UK plays Wisconsin Saturday night in the National semifinals. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff. (Credit Image: © Lexington Herald-Leader/ZUMA Wire)

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 3

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 3

This is Part 3 of this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies all coaches should have are as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for

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4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 2

Last week I began this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies were as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for most philosophies that coaches will want

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Covenants for Teams and Coaches

Last week I wrote about “Intentionally Creating Your Culture.” In that post I talked about the concept of “Core Covenants” that Proactive Coaching’s Bruce Brown discusses in his booklet “First Steps to Successful Teams” – www.proactivecoaching.info. Today I am going to talk in a little more detail about covenants. Core Covenants could also be called

Sept. 28, 2012 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States - September 28 2012: Indiana Fever head coach Lin Dunn during a game between the Atlanta Dream and the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.(Credit Image: � Pat Lovell/Cal Sport Media/ZUMAPRESS.com)

5 Keys for a Head Coach

1. HAVE A PLAN Goals/Vision Masterplan Offensive and Defensive System Philosophy Identity Develop drills to grow your system Instill your CORE VALUES ”Here is WHAT we are going to do..and here’s HOW we will do it!” 2. TALENT Find it! Recruit it! Sign it! DEVELOP it! This is the lifeblood of your program Bring in players

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