101 Proven Ways to Motivate Athletes

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Keith Manos
184 pages
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Coaches cannot take for granted that all their athletes are self-motivated and committed to succeeding in their sport. They need to understand what motivates athletes to participate, how athletes stay motivated, and how motivation influences athletic performance. 101 Proven Ways to Motivate Athletes is the teaching tool that coaches can use to boost the performance of their athletes and, in turn, succeed in competitions. This book offers coaches of all sports proven methods for getting and keeping athletes motivated and committed to their athletic program.

In 101 Proven Ways to Motivate Athletes, all coaches can discover detailed and practical methods for motivating their athletes and leading them to championship performances. The strategies in this book are presented in a pre-season, early season, mid-season, all season, and post-season format, which allows coaches and team leaders to use the best motivators at the right time.

The strategiesin 101 Proven Ways to Motivate Athletes are season-tested and research-based and applicable to motivating athletes at all levels. Coaches will learn how to maximize the efforts of the underachiever and the overachiever, the marginal performer and the gifted athlete, and the timid and the tough competitor. These strategies emerge from some of the top college and high school coaches across the country and from experts in the field of sports psychology who know what makes athletes tick and how to motivate them.