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Five Tools of an Effective Coach

By Human Kinetics, 01/11/18, 12:00PM CST

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So don’t get upset over each miscue or respond negatively to erring players. Allow your players and yourself to enjoy the ups, and don’t dwell on the downs.

Five Tools of an Effective Coach

Have you purchased the traditional coaching tools — things such as whistles, coaching clothes, sport shoes and a clipboard?

They’ll help you in the act of coaching, but to be successful you’ll need five other tools that cannot be bought. These tools are available only through self-examination and hard work; they’re easy to remember with the acronym COACH:

C Comprehension

O Outlook

A Affection

C Character

H Humor