Every athlete has a way of being taught and coached that ignites their passion for their respective sport. Finding the most effective and efficient way to coach your athletes can eliminate many stressful coach-athlete interactions and make for a more rewarding and successful journey between coach and athlete. After all, helping your athlete reach their full potential and their dreams is a journey, a process that may last years. Your coaching style plays a significant role in how this journey plays out and what each of you finds at the end of this road you will travel together.
When a coach is able to reach their athletes with effective and empowering strategies for learning, athletes learn faster, acquire skills and techniques faster, reach loftier goals, and enjoy their sport more. The experience of coaching is more enjoyable and rewarding for the coach as well.
This doesn’t mean that you have to coach every athlete differently. It means you can learn to coach using different teaching and learning styles with your whole team. This allows you to reach every athlete effectively. [Read more…]