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Teaching Character Through Sport: Developing a Positive Coaching Legacy demonstrates how a positive coaching legacy can transcend scores on a bronze plaque as a coach influences and helps to mold the life-long character of the athletes they work with. Noted author and speaker Bruce Brown examines the key issues is creating a lasting legacy, including; how to make a difference, common traits among successful coaches, beliefs about character and sport, action statements about teaching character through sport, redefining the term "athlete", teaching specific values, practicing sportsmanship, the qualities of great teams, team building through positive conditioning, the role of parents in athletics and much, much more. As easy and enjoyable to read as it is thought- provoking. A must for coaches of any level and sport.
Table of Contents
|Making a Difference||p. 9|
|The Heart of the Matter||p. 10|
|Common Traits Among Successful Coaches||p. 12|
|Teaching Character Through Sport||p. 31|
|More Than X's and O's||p. 32|
|Beliefs About Character and Sport||p. 39|
|Action Statements About Teaching Character Through Sport||p. 43|
|Teaching Character by Redefining the Term "Athlete"||p. 48|
|Teaching a Specific Value, Using Themes Based on Character||p. 65|
|Teaching Character by Practicing Sportsmanship||p. 78|
|Crafting a Team||p. 83|
|Qualities of Great Teams||p. 84|
|Team Building Through Positive Conditioning||p. 101|
|Focusing on Other Issues||p. 117|
|Transitioning Athletes Within a Program||p. 118|
|The Role of Parents in Athletics||p. 124|
|About the Author||p. 139|
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