ISBN 978-0982131725  

Positive Coaching in a Nutshell

Authored by Jim Thompson

Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-Esteem Through Sports launched the Positive Coaching Alliance movement and became a coaching classic that has transformed the youth sports experience for many coaches and athletes.

Now Positive Coaching in a Nutshell makes the wisdom and inspiration of Positive Coaching accessible to new generations of coaches and sports parents. In 86 pages, it provides bite-sized tips, tools, and techniques to help youth athletes gain the most from sports. Anyone concerned with youth sports, education, and character-development can learn how to be a positive coach in two hours or less. Many will return to the book for refresher-readings on such key topics as:
  • The power of relentless positivity  
  • Making the most of mistakes
  • Learning from winning and losing
  • Nurturing outstanding individual competitors
  • Helping individuals become a team
See why so many coaches and parents say that Positive Coaching has made such a difference in the lives of their children and families.