The Double-Goal Coach: Positive Coaching Tools for Honoring the Game and Developing Winners in Sports and Life Harperresource Book

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - The lessons and activities can be used in the very next practice to make sports fun and to get the best from players. These strategies reflect the "best-practices" of elite coaches and the latest research in sports psychology. Hundreds of workshops have shaped these tools for maximum effectiveness and ease of use.

The Double-Goal Coach: Positive Coaching Tools for Honoring the Game and Developing Winners in Sports and Life Harperresource Book #ad - The double-goal coach provides the framework for coaches and parents to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth - allowing young athletes to enjoy sports while learning valuable life lessons. The double-goal coach is filled with powerful coaching tools based on Jim Thompson's Positive Coaching Alliance.

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The Power of Double-Goal Coaching: Developing Winners in Sports and Life

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - The playing field is the ideal place to teach life lessons. Youth and high school sports offer an endless procession of teachable moments, but these are too often sacrificed in the headlong pursuit of winning at all costs. Whether coaching pee-wees or varsity, double-goal Coaches prepare their teams to win on the scoreboard but know the second goal of sports using competition to teach life lessons is the source of lasting impact for coaches, parents, and athletes alike.

The Power of Double-Goal Coaching: Developing Winners in Sports and Life #ad - The power of double-goal Coaching helps coaches build winners on and, more importantly, off the field. In this book, such as managing parents, coaching your own child, handling a losing season, positive coaching alliance founder jim thompson shows you how to: Create a coaching legacy that will live on through the lives of your players; Improve your athletes' performance by focusing on effort rather than results; Elevate your athletes' emotional state so they can perform at their peak level and have more fun; Teach athletes to compete while honoring the game; Deal with common coaching challenges, allocating playing time, planning effective practices, and deploying assistant coaches; Become part of a national movement to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth.

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How to Build and Sustain a Championship Culture

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Winning the Mental Game #ad - This groundbreaking book reveals the 6 key components that all championship cultures have in common based on Jeff Janssen's work with over 25 NCAA National Championship and Final Four programs at Michigan, LSU, Stanford, Arizona, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Illinois, and Arkansas. Learn how to build a winning culture of commitment, and ownership in your program with jeff s practical and proven 10-step blueprint for building and sustaining a Championship Culture! You ll learn how to: - create a winning Culture of Commitment, Accountability, Accountability, and Ownership in your program - establish high Standards of Behavior that will hold people accountable - develop a winning culture using the Six Key Components of Championship Cultures - implement 17 Critical Cultural Systems that will define and drive your Championship Culture - create a highly desirable culture that attracts high level talent and quality athletes and staff - build a highly respected program that stands the test of time .

How to Build and Sustain a Championship Culture #ad - Discover the 8 kinds of Cultures and exactly which one is best for your team.

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Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court

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Contemporary Books #ad - Raised on a small farm in south-central Indiana, and life as a dedicated husband, he offers lessons and wisdom learned throughout his career at UCLA, father, and teacher. In honest and telling passages about virtually every aspect of life, achievement, Coach shares his personal philosophy on family, success, and excellence.

Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court #ad - . Mcgraw-Hill Companies. National bestseller "i am just a common man who is true to his beliefs. John wooden evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court, Wooden presents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden.

These lessons, and bob costas, kareem abdul-jabbar, denny crum, along with personal letters from Bill Walton, among others, have made Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and off the Court an inspirational classic.

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Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Coaches who use this book will create a common language that helps establish a culture of excellence, unselfish play, and improved teamwork. Mcgraw-Hill Companies. The latest book by positive coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson gives high school athletes easy-to-read information and inspiration to improve their performance in sports and beyond.

Sections also address common challenges, such as resolving issues with coaches and teammates, time management, nutrition and preparing for college. Insights and exercises guide student-athletes to the ideal of a Triple-Impact Competitor, committed to improving oneself, teammates and the game as a whole.

Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor #ad - The book contains nine innovative, practical exercises that help improve athletes performance, including Goal-Setting; Building Team Chemistry; Honoring the Game: Competing with Class; and Using Your Power to Improve Your School Community. It includes valuable insights from sports psychologists and professional athletes about how to achieve peak performances, develop leadership skills, and compete with class.

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Positive Sports Parenting: How Second-Goal Parents Raise Winners in Life Through Sports

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Mcgraw-Hill Companies. Packed with accessible ideas and easy-to-use tools, positive sports parenting shows parents practical ways to create lasting, use sports to teach and reinforce vital character traits, positive memories with their child through sports, work effectively with coaches, support their child on the sidelines so he/she can perform at his/her best, and deal effectively with common dilemmas faced by sports parents.

Positive Sports Parenting: How Second-Goal Parents Raise Winners in Life Through Sports #ad - But, too often a win-at-all-cost mentality creates stress, tension, and frustration for both parent and child. In a clear, inviting voice, thompson reminds parents to worry less about winning and focus on the big picture the endless procession of teachable moments and life lessons that their children can draw from sports.

Positive sports parenting by Jim Thompson provides insightful and sensible advice on how parents can help children get the most from sports. Youth sports can be a wonderful shared experience between parent and athlete.

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Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-esteem Through Sports

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The book includes over 200 coaching recommendations on specific psychological, motivational, and behavioral situations. Mcgraw-Hill Companies. Positive coaching is jam packed with information for coaches in any sport. There is a special focus on the coach as storyteller -- 50 motivational stories can be used to develop strong communication with athletes.

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Developing Better Athletes, Better People: A Leader's Guide to Transforming High School and Youth Sports into a Development Zone

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Thompson s previous books redefined the youth sports landscape with transformational models for coaches, parents and athletes: --Double-Goal Coach® who strives to win while teaching life lessons. In this groundbreaking book, jim thompson synthesizes two decades of work to articulate the vision of youth sports as a Development Zone to develop Better Athletes, Better People.

Used book in Good Condition. With 40 million youth playing high school and youth sports in the Unites States, Thompson makes a powerful case: Change youth sports, change the country. He defines culture as the way we do things here and provides a step-by-step blueprint for creating and defending a Development Zone culture to combat the win-at-all-cost mentality of the dominant entertainment sports culture.

Developing Better Athletes, Better People: A Leader's Guide to Transforming High School and Youth Sports into a Development Zone #ad - Triple-impact competitor® who makes self, teammates and the game better. Developing better athletes, Better People shows how sports can produce the ethical leaders and positive contributors our society so desperately needs. Second-goal parent® who focuses on the life lessons their child is learning. You ll never see youth sports the same way after reading this book.

As with thompson s other writings, this visionary book is also exceedingly practical. Mcgraw-Hill Companies.

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Building Motivational Interviewing Skills, Second Edition: A Practitioner Workbook Applications of Motivational Interviewing

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The Guilford Press #ad - New to this edition *fully revised and restructured around the new four-process model of MI. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download and print the reproducible materials. Chapters on exploring values and goals and "finding the horizon. Additional exercises, now with downloadable worksheets.

Used book in Good Condition. Clear explanations of core MI concepts are accompanied by carefully crafted sample dialogues, exercises, and practice opportunities. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the volume includes more than 80 reproducible worksheets. Integrates key ideas from positive psychology.

Building Motivational Interviewing Skills, Second Edition: A Practitioner Workbook Applications of Motivational Interviewing #ad - Teaches how to tailor OARS skills for each MI process. Moyers. Readers build proficiency for moving through the four processes of MI--engaging, and summaries OARS, focusing, and planning--using open-ended questions, reflective listening, evoking, affirmations, plus information exchange. Mcgraw-Hill Companies.

Miller, and Theresa B. Winner first place--american journal of nursing book of the Year Award, Adult Primary Care Category This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series, edited by Stephen Rollnick, William R.

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Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids

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Morgan James Publishing #ad - It will change how you think about youth sports. In changing the game, john o’sullivan draws upon three decades of high level playing and coaching experience to take us behind the scenes of competitive youth sports, and demonstrates how they have changed from being a fun pastime to an ultra competitive, adult centered enterprise that is failing our children.

Unfortunately, 70% of kids drop out of organized athletics by the age of 13. It will help your children to perform better. Conventional wisdom is wrong. Conventional wisdom holds that youth sports are a positive experience for our children. It will teach you the secrets of high performance. By following seven actionable principles of high performance, parents can give their children a competitive edge, their community, while at the same time making youth sports a positive experience for their family, and their country.

Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids #ad - And it will put the “play” back in “play ball” for all of our young athletes. As a result, every day increasing numbers of children quit playing sports that are no longer enjoyable. Are you ready to take action? Are you ready to change the game? Mcgraw-Hill Companies. Used book in Good Condition. Most of these children quit because our youth sports culture has taken the ‘play’ out of ‘play ball.

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Why Johnny Hates Sports: Why Organized Youth Sports Are Failing Our Children

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Square One #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Written by one of this country’s leading advocates of youth sports, Why Johnny Hates Sports explains why many of the original goals of youth leagues have been affected by today’s win-at-all-costs attitude. Most important, it provides practical answers that can alter this destructive course.

Why Johnny Hates Sports: Why Organized Youth Sports Are Failing Our Children #ad - . It clearly illustrates a serious problem that has plagued youth sports for too long. Mcgraw-Hill Companies. All across the country, a growing number of children are dropping out of organized sports―not because they don’t like to play, but because the system they play in is failing them. Changing the Game.

It then documents the negative physical and psychological impact that parents, and administrators can have on children, coaches, while providing effective solutions to each of the problems covered. Why johnny hates sports is both an exposé of abuses and a call to arms.

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