Teaching Character Through Sport : Developing a Positive Coaching Legacy

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-06-01
  • Publisher: Coaches Choice

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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

Dedicationp. 3
Acknowledgmentsp. 4
Forewordp. 5
Prefacep. 6
Making a Differencep. 9
The Heart of the Matterp. 10
Common Traits Among Successful Coachesp. 12
Teaching Character Through Sportp. 31
More Than X's and O'sp. 32
Beliefs About Character and Sportp. 39
Action Statements About Teaching Character Through Sportp. 43
Teaching Character by Redefining the Term "Athlete"p. 48
Teaching a Specific Value, Using Themes Based on Characterp. 65
Teaching Character by Practicing Sportsmanshipp. 78
Crafting a Teamp. 83
Qualities of Great Teamsp. 84
Team Building Through Positive Conditioningp. 101
Focusing on Other Issuesp. 117
Transitioning Athletes Within a Programp. 118
The Role of Parents in Athleticsp. 124
Epiloguep. 136
About the Authorp. 139
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