Developing Better Athletes, Better People: A Leader’s Guide to Transforming High School and Youth Sports into a Development Zone

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - He defines culture as the way we do things here and provides a step-by-step blueprint for creating and defending a Development Zone culture to combat the win-at-all-cost mentality of the dominant entertainment sports culture. Second-goal parent® who focuses on the life lessons their child is learning. In this groundbreaking book, jim thompson synthesizes two decades of work to articulate the vision of youth sports as a Development Zone to develop Better Athletes, Better People.

As with thompson s other writings, this visionary book is also exceedingly practical. You ll never see youth sports the same way after reading this book. With 40 million youth playing high school and youth sports in the Unites States, Thompson makes a powerful case: Change youth sports, change the country.

Developing Better Athletes, Better People: A Leader's Guide to Transforming High School and Youth Sports into a Development Zone #ad - Developing better athletes, Better People shows how sports can produce the ethical leaders and positive contributors our society so desperately needs. Thompson s previous books redefined the youth sports landscape with transformational models for coaches, parents and athletes: --Double-Goal Coach® who strives to win while teaching life lessons.

Triple-impact competitor® who makes self, teammates and the game better.

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The Power of Double-Goal Coaching: Developing Winners in Sports and Life

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - The power of double-goal Coaching helps coaches build winners on and, more importantly, off the field. Whether coaching pee-wees or varsity, parents, double-Goal Coaches prepare their teams to win on the scoreboard but know the second goal of sports using competition to teach life lessons is the source of lasting impact for coaches, and athletes alike.

In this book, coaching your own child, allocating playing time, handling a losing season, positive coaching alliance founder jim thompson shows you how to: Create a coaching legacy that will live on through the lives of your players; Improve your athletes' performance by focusing on effort rather than results; Elevate your athletes' emotional state so they can perform at their peak level and have more fun; Teach athletes to compete while honoring the game; Deal with common coaching challenges, planning effective practices, such as managing parents, and deploying assistant coaches; Become part of a national movement to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth.

The Power of Double-Goal Coaching: Developing Winners in Sports and Life #ad - The playing field is the ideal place to teach life lessons. Youth and high school sports offer an endless procession of teachable moments, but these are too often sacrificed in the headlong pursuit of winning at all costs.

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Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - It includes valuable insights from sports psychologists and professional athletes about how to achieve peak performances, develop leadership skills, and compete with class. Insights and exercises guide student-athletes to the ideal of a Triple-Impact Competitor, committed to improving oneself, teammates and the game as a whole.

. Coaches who use this book will create a common language that helps establish a culture of excellence, unselfish play, and improved teamwork. The latest book by positive coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson gives high school athletes easy-to-read information and inspiration to improve their performance in sports and beyond.

Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor #ad - Sections also address common challenges, time management, such as resolving issues with coaches and teammates, nutrition and preparing for college. The book contains nine innovative, practical exercises that help improve athletes performance, including Goal-Setting; Building Team Chemistry; Honoring the Game: Competing with Class; and Using Your Power to Improve Your School Community.

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Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-esteem Through Sports

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Positive coaching is jam packed with information for coaches in any sport. Used book in Good Condition. There is a special focus on the coach as storyteller -- 50 motivational stories can be used to develop strong communication with athletes. The book includes over 200 coaching recommendations on specific psychological, motivational, and behavioral situations.

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The Double-Goal Coach: Positive Coaching Tools for Honoring the Game and Developing Winners in Sports and Life Harperresource Book

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - These strategies reflect the "best-practices" of elite coaches and the latest research in sports psychology. Hundreds of workshops have shaped these tools for maximum effectiveness and ease of use. The double-goal coach provides the framework for coaches and parents to transform youth sports so sports can transform youth - allowing young athletes to enjoy sports while learning valuable life lessons.

The double-goal coach is filled with powerful coaching tools based on Jim Thompson's Positive Coaching Alliance. The lessons and activities can be used in the very next practice to make sports fun and to get the best from players. Used book in Good Condition.

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Positive Sports Parenting: How Second-Goal Parents Raise Winners in Life Through Sports

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - But, tension, too often a win-at-all-cost mentality creates stress, and frustration for both parent and child. Used book in Good Condition. Packed with accessible ideas and easy-to-use tools, work effectively with coaches, use sports to teach and reinforce vital character traits, support their child on the sidelines so he/she can perform at his/her best, Positive Sports Parenting shows parents practical ways to create lasting, positive memories with their child through sports, and deal effectively with common dilemmas faced by sports parents.

Youth sports can be a wonderful shared experience between parent and athlete. Positive sports parenting by Jim Thompson provides insightful and sensible advice on how parents can help children get the most from sports. In a clear, inviting voice, thompson reminds parents to worry less about winning and focus on the big picture the endless procession of teachable moments and life lessons that their children can draw from sports.

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Positive Coaching in a Nutshell

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - In 86 pages, tools, it provides bite-sized tips, and techniques to help youth athletes gain the most from sports. Anyone concerned with youth sports, education, and character-development can learn how to be a positive coach in two hours or less. Many will return to the book for refresher-readings on such key topics as: The power of relentless positivity Making the most of mistakes Learning from winning and losing Nurturing outstanding individual competitors Helping individuals become a team See why so many coaches and parents say that Positive Coaching has made such a difference in the lives of their children and families.

. Now positive coaching in a nutshell makes the wisdom and inspiration of Positive Coaching accessible to new generations of coaches and sports parents. Used book in Good Condition. Positive coaching: building character and self-Esteem Through Sports launched the Positive Coaching Alliance movement and became a coaching classic that has transformed the youth sports experience for many coaches and athletes.

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The High School Sports Parent: Developing Triple-Impact Competitors

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Balance Sports Publishing #ad - Now in the high school sports parent, easy-to-use tools to show how parents can maintain a second-goal focus to: - help their teen thrive and become a Triple-Impact Competitor who makes himself, Thompson provides guidance and practical, and the game better - Navigate the complicated high school sports landscape - Use high school sports endless procession of teachable moments to teach and reinforce positive character traits - Deal effectively with common dilemmas faced by high school sports parents Done right, his teammates, high school sports is a meaningful development experience that athletes will remember for a lifetime.

. Used book in Good Condition. Research-based and reflecting thompson s 25 years of pioneering work in youth sports, The High School Sports Parent is a roadmap for the tumultuous trip that parents embark upon when their children transition into high school sports. Used book in Good Condition. Learning to compete on the stage of high school sports is a big transition for youth athletes and is often perplexing for their parents.

The High School Sports Parent: Developing Triple-Impact Competitors #ad - But that requires sports parents who understand their role and play it to the hilt. In the double-goal coach, positive coaching Alliance founder Jim Thompson articulated two goals of sports: winning on the scoreboard and the more important goal of using sports to teach life lessons.

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