The #1 Mistake Youth Sports Coaches Make About Discipline

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A History Lesson Behind Discipline

Our teams are an example of a social group. A group of people coming together to achieve something.

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What Should We Do Instead?

Instead of focusing our energy on disciplining the athletes who are out of line, we give most of our attention and energy to the kids who are good listeners.

Action Plan

  1. Who are your rockstar listeners, and how can you give them more energy?
  2. Which athletes do you need to have a private conversation with?
  3. Can you create a system that rewards those who contribute POSITIVELY?
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Coach Furtado

Coach Furtado

Writing about leadership, teamwork, and human development through the lens of sports.