coaching, Rugby

Delivery matters. Create a team with parents, ​not a conflict.

I love the Positive Coaching Alliance. They have great ideas and solutions that are positive and focus on outcomes without looking back. I was intrigued when I saw this video because I agree with the message but know the confrontational methodology means it will often fail. We need to create a team with parents. In this PCA video, Mike Klinzing is right, parents coaching from the stands is not productive to the athlete, but instead of creating a team environment he is confrontational. “One of the things that bugs me as a coach” sets up an adversarial reaction from parents.  ...