Motivating Athletes As A Basketball Coach

Coach Craig Rowe shares 3 core tips for beginner coaches and teachers on motivating athletes in to action.

Using the same approach of love or fear, marketers and politicians may use, coaches too can harness the approaches of praise, punishment, pentalty and competition.

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It does not sound as extreme as it may seem as OzSwoosh Head Coach explains which coach approach best works when trying to get specific actions from your basketball players.

Coach Rowe also delivers a bonus tip on motivating athletes with an approach best known as “The Sandwich Method” when it comes to providing constructive criticism or the coaches critical eye when providing feedback.

Coach Craig Rowe is a 30 year veteran of the sport as a former player and lifelong coach he is passionate about coach education to help coaches help their athletes improve.

0:00 Coach Craig Rowe’s Introduction
0:51 What Motivates Us?
1:30 Praise
2:30 Punishment
3:55 Boundaries
4:40 Mistakes
5:20 Competition
7:50 The Sandwich Method

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