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Episode 556 – Do Coaches Yell Too much?

This week our topic questions the behavior of basketball coaches on the sideline, simply, are we yelling too much as coaches? In this episode, TJ and Sam discuss the factors that lead to coaches yelling and if and when it’s necessary.



Show Notes:
• Introduction
• Expectations of a coach
• The best coaching happens in practice
• Difference between passion, anger, and putting people down
• Leadership and communication
• Demanding high standards
• Coaching effort and attitude
• Urgency and context of a game
• Teaching mistake reactions
• Getting more out of ‘kids these days’
• Why NBA coaches don’t yell
• Coaching insecurities
• Reacting to players and their response
• When players tune you out
• Striking the balance
• Reflecting on your experience


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