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The Coaching Tactic That Helped Freddie Kitchens Energize the Cleveland Browns Offense

The Cleveland Browns are on fire. The team is 4-1 in their last five games after having won four games total in the previous 164 weeks. The Brow...

Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less

Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those ...

Steve Kerr Reveals How to Combat Complacency on a Championship-Caliber Team

How do elite teams manage to stay on the summit season after season? How do they fight complacency when they know they're far superior to most ...

How Can Coaches Elicit Greater Effort From Their Players?

In sports, there's no substitute for great effort. It doesn't matter how talented you are—if you don't play hard, you won't win very often. Al...

Youth Sports Coaches Need to Take the Negativity out of 'Accountability'

Every coach I've ever met talks about accountability at one point or another. However, many of them use it largely in negative terms: "You did some...