“Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” Author Unknown Believe it or not, the use of motivational quotes can have a positive impact on your resolve to move forward in business. We can all suffer moment of self-doubt and […]

One of the main dilemmas we soccer coaches can face is a perceived lack of motivation from our players. But what if our leadership approach is unintentionally de-stimulating? A big part of motivation comes down to moving from compliance to commitment. In our attempt to teach and be the authority […]

Ever since Peter Salovey (Yale) and John Mayer (New Hampshire) first coined the term "Emotional Intelligence" (EQ) in 1990, much has been researched and written about what EQ is, how it works, and what you can do to improve it. And those three concepts have an important impact on the […]

Motivation is defined as the Driving Force to Achieve Goals. If you’;re extremely lucky you’;ll have a player who acts as a spark plug and keeps the team up, but do not forget, even an all-star player becomes only a team mate if the going gets real rough. In fact […]

What exactly is energy? How many forms of energy are there? What does coaching have to do with energy? Energy – There are many definitions of energy, but here I will define it as an exertion of force or a healthy capacity for tragic activity (Merriam-Webster). How many forms? Technically […]

Motivating your players is one of your most basic tasks as a softball coach. But sad to say, it’s also one of the most difficult things to master in this game. It’s not easy to tell your players to perform better, to have a positive attitude towards the game, or […]