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Character Building Coach #6- Know the Game

Know the Game This is our sixth in a series of articles expanding on our tip sheet:  Seven Characteristics of a Character-Building Coach. The masterful coach is a master of the game with a thorough understanding of its rules and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement.  Successful coaches are committed to attending or teaching at […]

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Character Building Coach #5- Repecting Roles

This is our fifth in a series of articles expanding on our tip sheet:  Seven Characteristics of a Character-Building Coach. Coaches respect their role.  Sports generally involve four roles:  coaches, players, officials and fans.  The boundaries between them should never bend. You play one role at a time.  Everyone must understand their role and respect the others at all times. Here […]

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Character Building Coach #4- Lead by Example

Lead by Example This is our fourth in a series of articles expanding on our tip sheet: Seven Characteristics of a Character-Building Coach. Keep commitments.  When coaches keep commitments they build trust.  Trust will build the strong relationships that get athletes to follow your leadership.  Coaches who are true leaders only commit to what is […]

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Character Building Coach #3- Honor Humility

Honor Humility This is our third in a series of articles expanding on our tip sheet: Seven Characteristics of a Character-Building Coach. Coaching and life skill building go hand in hand.  We’ve compiled a cheat sheet for you to reference when you are trying to motivate your athletes to be the best they can be, […]

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Character Building Coach #2- Honor Honesty

Honor Honesty This is our second in a series of articles expanding on our tip sheet: Seven Characteristics of a Character-Building Coach. Great coaches insist on an uncompromising commitment to honesty from their athletes, their parents, and their coaching staff. The expectation is set from day one and made clear that there is zero tolerance […]

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Character Building Coach #1- Focus on Character

Focus on Character This will be the first in a series of articles expanding on our tip sheet:  Seven Characteristics of a Character-Building Coach. Great coaches demand their athletes place values such as hard work, poise, teamwork, and leadership above victory. Define the values that matter most and hold your players accountable to them. Coaches […]

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Getting Results- Summer Training

As a coach and full time business owner, I often struggled with coming up with a training regimen for my team to complete during the summer.  Summer is when the majority of the strength and skill training should take place, but it’s also the time when it’s hardest to get your entire team together to […]

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Boys of Spring

Boys of Spring Written by:  Coach Dick Luther, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater   Basketball Tournament time across America takes over…..Good teams that qualify…..believe in their system, teammates and their coaches. You do not become tough in February and March. You have improved your toughness each and every game. You now work to refine that […]

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Welcome to G-board 2.0

After a year of customer surveys and feedback, we’ve listened and have made the G-board site and products much easier to use. You will see our interface has been cleaned up, you will be able to view it on any browser (including the Ipad) and we’ve taken steps to answer the most common questions we […]