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Volume 5 Issue 6
June 2012

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21 Questions
Coach is Treating My Child Unfairly!
3 Tips to Eliminate Distractions
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In this issue: In Part 2 of a three part series, Dave Simeone asks us 21 question to determine if we're over-coaching. Brian Gotta's "The Coach is Treating My Child Unfairly!" takes a look at how we may not always be the best judge of fairness when it comes to our kids' sports. And John Ellsworth's "Three Tips to Eliminate On-Field Distractions" will help your athlete be more focused and successful.

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21 Questions: Are You Over-Coaching?Dave Simeone
By Dave Simeone

Part two of a three part series from Dave Simeone. Read through a list of thought-provoking questions to ask yourself and determine if you might be over-coaching. Every coach will improve by looking through this list. Read Article
Brian GottaThe Coach is Treating My Child Unfairly!
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

Is there anything that gets us more nuts than our kids' sports? As a coach and a parent, I've been on both sides of the fence. I'm sure many parents on teams I've coached believed their kids should have been getting more playing time or opportunities at different positions. And I've watched my own children being coached by others and felt they were being treated unfairly. The following comments were found on a blog about unfair coaches. You be the judge as to whether these parents are over-the-top, or have legitimate gripes.. Read Article

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3 Tips to Eliminate On-Field DistractionsJohn Ellsworth
By John R. Ellsworth M.A

More and more athletes I work with on the mental game come to me with focus and concentration issues. Lack of focus or losing focus at critical times can be a constant source of stress anxiety and poor performance. What is a distraction? Read Article
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