Baseball coaching tips of the day
Why upsets occur day in and day out in sports.
“They can because they think they can.” What a great definition of motivation. Success only comes when the thought of it comes first. Then, and only then, can teams believe in themselves to overcome challenges.
Thinking he could is how David beat Goliath.
Use the plural as much as possible. Refer to the group and not individual to show there is tremendous power in numbers. Do not single out individuals very often. Say “We” have to improve on this and not “You.”
Getting players to think as a group and not as individuals is also a valuable life lesson.
It’s trite but true, “We win as a team and lose as a team” is the mentality to teach.