John's Rules for Talking with Athlete's

Leonard, John
July 2013
American Swimming;2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 4, p32
In this article, the author presents guidelines for new swimming coaches to deal and behave with their athletes. It states that the coach should address their athletes as ladies and gentlemen while speaking to them. It states that the instructions given to athletes should be short, concise and precise. It states that the discussion of goals is a good topic for discussion with athletes and the coach should always praise the hard work and boosts up the athletes with encouragement.


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