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Goalkeeping Tips, Tidbits and Random Thoughts

An athlete talking to themsleves during competition is hardly a new phenomenon.... The talk does not have to be vocal. By merely thinking you are talking to yourself and sending a message.
   -- Tony DiCicco, Goalkeeper Soccer Training Manual

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Three things you need for coaching success

I run my own training business, so I read some business stuff as well as soccer stuff. Seth Godin just made a blog post on small business success that made me go, "Wow"... and then I realized it applied to success in coaching as well. It's short, so I hope he doesn't mind if I quote it here:
Three things you need:
1) the ability to abandon a plan when it doesn't work,
2) the confidence to do the right thing even when it costs you money in the short run, and
3) enough belief in other people that you don't try to do everything yourself.
If you're a coach, just replace "money" in #2 with "wins".

Coaches, how many of you have all three things?


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