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Ten Habits of Highly Effective Coaches

By Wayne Goldsmith, WG Coaching, 06/11/18, 12:00PM CDT

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Good coaches can follow programs: great ones invent winning programs and in doing so create new directions and new ideas which in turn change the sport. 

Make training more challenging and more demanding than the competition your athletes are targeting.

Great coaches realize that competition is not the time to find out where your athletes’ physical and mental limits are. Training needs to be more challenging and more demanding – physically, mentally, technically, tactically, emotionally – than the competition your athletes are preparing for.