Episode 171: The Headcase phenomenon: Stop Blaming Athletes for Poor Performance
“He’s a headcase!” We’ve all heard it as coaches. Maybe we’ve even said it. In this episode, Jon and Steve discuss why this is the wrong approach to take. It’s a self-limiting mindset, that allows the coach to blame the athlete, shirk responsibility, and in doing so defer their responsibility to help figure out what’s going on. How do we help athletes get through a rough patch? In this episode we dive into how to help athletes instead of just labeling them.
‘head case’ phenomenon- its easier to blame, then figure it out
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