Communication

I’ve got confidence, don’t I?

We all want our players to have confidence, but do your players know what confidence looks like and how to tell if they have it? Confidence is an internal feeling that has outwards signs. Displaying the following signs tells our...

 

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Stop with the “Yes-Coach”

I’m not sure when teams started mouthing this zombie-like response but here’s my plea to make it stop! Read on to learn why I think this response has the opposite effect of what’s intended. In order for players to have success at the...

 

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My 5 Favorite Quotes

Looking for some motivation, then look no further. Check out 5 of my favorite quotes. I think most of us like quotes. They’re short and catchy and usually motivational. Because I include one in every issue of our newsletter, I’ve got a pretty...

 

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The Danger of Likes

Can the number of “likes” actually be harmful? Discover the dangers that lie within our “likes”. The internet has drastically changed the meaning of some words. Take the word “like” for instance. It’s defined by Webster Dictionary as “to feel attraction toward”, as in I...

 

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Avoid the Danger of the Yesbots

In today’s softball Yesbots are everywhere, and while they’re prevalent, they aren’t helpful. If your team is filled with yesbots trouble could be looming. We’re in an era of coaches asking questions that they don’t mean as questions, and players learning to respond with a head...

 

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