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The Coaches' Motivational Playbook

The Coaches' Motivational Playbook

by Eddie Hill, Jim Moore
The Coaches' Motivational Playbook

The Coaches' Motivational Playbook

by Eddie Hill, Jim Moore

Paperback(New Edition)



Designed to provide coaches of all sports with: Actual tips on how to motivate taday's student athletes, Actual motivating speeches that can be adapted and used throughout the season, Real team-building exercises that a team will find challenging and inspiring, Player profile outline to find out what really matters to and motivates the individual player, Tips for motivating apathetic or overbearing parents and boosters, Suggestions on how do develop a true "home field advantage", Recognition ideas that get results, Outline for organizing and conducting a motivational weekend, Tips on becoming a true team ("I knew we were a team when..."), Tips to keep the season and practices fun, Motivational quotes and stories that coaches can use, Hundreds of ideas to build a team and motivate players.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585180226
Publisher: Coaches Choice
Publication date: 08/30/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication     3
Acknowledgments     4
Introduction     8
How to Truly Motivate Others     11
Coaching Today's Players: Generation Y
How to Speak With and Coach Mr. and Ms. Indifferent
Confidential Letter to Myself
How to Motivate a Team with "The M.O.T.I.V.A.T.E. Method"
Motivational Exercises and Object Lessons     31
Can You Learn Through a Clinched Fist? Maybe...
Motivation from a Little Friend
The Secret Society of the Gold Dot
Crossing the Rubicon through Commitment
The "Dumbbell Theory:" The Key Is Teamwork
For All the Marbles
A Valuable Lesson from a Potato and a Straw
Lesson from a Lunchbox
Burning the Ships: Motivated to Succeed
Tipping the Scales
Seeing the Light
Tongue Depressors
Flying the Victory Flag
Four Difficult Motivation Situations
How to Set Goals and Stay on Track     49
Setting Team Goals
Team Goals: "Who Is Our Gipper?"
T.E.A.M. Goals
Player's Goal Sheet: Its Purpose and Use
How to Build a True Team     61
The V.I.C.T.O.R.Y. System
"Yes, We Can" Attitude
Showing You Care: Building a True Team Starts with Caring
Team Mottos
A Motivational Vocabulary
Team Building Topics
Player's Profile-Really Getting to Know the Players
How to Build Character     75
Motivation Through Character Building
All They Want Is to Belong...and to Believe
Keeping It Fun     83
After All, That's Why They Play
How to Build a TrueHome-Field Advantage     89
Motivating Parents and Boosters
Reaching Out to the Community
Giving True Recognition that Works     99
See It, Say It!
Tips for Giving Recognition that Works
What About the Bench Players?
Motivation Through Body Language
Remember to Recognize
Motivational Tools: Quotes, Speeches, Stories, and Jokes     109
Top Ten Tips for Public Speaking
Speeches You Can Use:
Team Speech for Coaches: "I Knew We Became a Team When..."
Parent's Pre-Season Speech: "It Truly Takes a Village, On and Off the Field"
Coach's Speech at Banquet
Motivational Speech: "What Is Your I.M.P.A.C.T.?"
Inspiration, Not Motivation
Halftime and Pre-Game Speeches
Quick Stories for Pep Rallies
Coaching Stories and Jokes
Other Motivational Ideas
Coaches-The Ultimate Motivators     143
The Evolution of Coaching Motivation
Credibility and Trust
Keeping Yourself Motivated Can be the Toughest Task of All
Epilogue     153
About the Authors     154

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