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How to Handle a Big Loss

By Kamal Walker, CoachUp Nation, 12/18/17, 12:00PM CST

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Games sometimes get out of hand, but that doesn't mean that you have to as well. Be the leader of your team by behaving with good sportsmanship. 

If you coach sports long enough, the inevitable terrible game occurs. During these competitions, your opponent seems to be flawless, while you on the other hand are having the worst day of your life.

The score is getting out of hand, your best athlete suffers an injury, and the assistant coach gets ejected. ... Don't worry, it happens to the best of us.

Being on the losing end of a blowout can be embarrassing and demoralizing, but there are things that you can do to minimize the affects.

Be Cool

If you're a coach, always keep your cool no matter what. I know, that's a bit easier said than done, and you're right.