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7 Keys to Motivate Female Athletes

The following is an excerpt from the book Championship Performance Coaching I- Legendary Coaching Wisdom on Leadership, Motivation, and Practice Plans to Achieve Your Dream Season.

According to Sports Psychologist Gloria Balague, “When I work with women athletes, relatedness often arises as an all-important motivational element. Most of the women I speak with will talk about the importance of their relationship with their coach. The personal relationship seems to be the central concern, as is having a group of teammates ...

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4 Quick Team Building Ideas

These ideas build team harmony, reduce tension and foster a positive atmosphere during the season.

  1. Mark off significant progress when certain goals are met with “mini-celebrations”. For example, throw a pizza party when the team increases assist to turnover margin for a certain amount of games in a row. Don’t necessarily make the celebration tied to number of victories.

  2. Post a large blank sheet of paper with headings such as “Favorite Movie or Musical Performer” and “One Unique Aspect about Myself” in ...

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