Looking to transform your passive, wimpy, and entitled athletes into focused and fierce Competitors? How to Develop Relentless Competitors shows you how to systematically develop the competitive edge with your athletes. You'll learn the inside strategies that sport's top coaches like... show more
Looking to transform your passive, wimpy, and entitled athletes into focused and fierce Competitors? How to Develop Relentless Competitors shows you how to systematically develop the competitive edge with your athletes. You'll learn the inside strategies that sport's top coaches like Anson Dorrance, Pat Summitt, and Roy Williams use to train and develop their athletes into relentless Competitors. You'll also learn how to create your own Competitive Cauldron to develop your athletes into fierce and focused Competitors. The book is divided into two sections: Understanding Competitiveness and Coaching Your Athletes to be More Competitive. The first section provides coaches with a complete understanding of the inner workings of Competitors. It includes chapters on: The 20 Characteristics of Competitors, Can Competitors Really be Developed?, The Competitiveness Continuum, The 11 Obstacles that Inhibit Competitiveness, Are There Gender Differences in Competitiveness?, The Origin, Evolution, and Instincts of Competitors, Competitiveness: Is it Nature, Nurture, or Both?, The Psychology of Competitors, The 12 Potential Pitfalls of Competitors and How to Overcome Them. The second section on Coaching Your Athletes to be More Competitive provides coaches with a 5-Phase process for teaching athletes exactly how to compete. Chapters include: Competitiveness is Like Missile Strikes, The 5 Phases of the Competitive Response, 20 Competitive Concepts to Use with Your Team, How to Create Your Own Competitive Cauldron. All in all, the book gives coaches a comprehensive resource to develop their athletes into focused and fierce Competitors. A separate, companion drillbook called the Develop Relentless Competitors Drillbook complements this resource by providing coaches with 75 practical drills that coaches can use to develop competitiveness in their practices.