Communicating On Your Players’ Level

Coaching is Teaching at its Best is a quick, easy-to-read guide that can help any coach be a better teaching coach, that is, a coach who teaches his athletes in such a way that they learn not only the key fundamentals of football, but also the valuable life lessons that can be learned through participation in competitive athletics. In this excerpt, long-time coaching veteran Bud Boughton shares some considerations and tips on how to properly communicate with players on their level.

Creating A Culture Of Learning

We have created a culture at Oberlin College where it is exciting to be a member. Our older players are valued for their knowledge, and they have the opportunity to show and strengthen their understanding by teaching the first-year players. After years of doing this, we have instilled this culture systematically. Here are six methods we’ve used to create a culture of learning.