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The Virginia Cavaliers student fan section during the NCAA Basketball game between the Villanova Wildcats and the Virginia Cavaliers at the John Paul Jones Arena on December 19, 2015 in Charlottesville, VA. Jacob Kupferman/CSM(Credit Image: � Jacob Kupferman/Cal Sport Media)

“You Can’t Do That!”

“You Can’t Do That!”

My previous post in my series on the “Coach as Teacher” was titled “There is Power in Your Words.” While today’s post is not in the realm of “Coach as Teacher,” it does fit into the concept of the Power of our Words, so it is fitting to have it be the post following the

Team Culture Tips – Oklahoma Coach Sherri Coale

Team Culture Tips – Oklahoma Coach Sherri Coale

Maybe you’ve read the book What Drives Winning by Brett Ledbetter—the culmination of hundreds of interviews with pro athletes, championship coaches and leading researchers that uncover the intangibles necessary for success. He held a conference last year, and in checking out the videos on his website I came across this interview with Oklahoma women’s basketball coach,

March 30, 2016: East head coach Jack Doss yells at players during the 2016 McDonald's Boys All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, IL. Patrick Gorski/CSM(Credit Image: © Patrick Gorski/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

There is Power in Your Words

This is the third in this series of posts I have done on the importance of coaches being teachers – not teachers in the sense of having to be classroom teachers, but in the sense that they must learn strategies to teach their players the same way that classroom teachers use strategies to teach their students. To see the previous two

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