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Jean Dorff

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What makes a good or effective coach?

By Jean Dorff Understanding the importance of sport combined with the fact that the majority of athletes see their coach as the number one influential element in the their competitive experience begs us to look closer at the role and responsibilities of a coach
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Have the mindset of a champion

In her book, ‘Mindset the New Psychology of Success’, Carol Dweck says: “In sports everybody believes in talent. Even -or especially- the experts. In fact in sports is where the idea of ‘a natural’ comes from, someone who moves like an athlete and is an athlete, all without trying. So great is the belief in natural talent that many coaches search only for talents”.