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Teachable Moments While Watching The Olympics

Teachable Moments While Watching The Olympics

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As you've followed the Olympics, watching your favorite events with youth athletes you are coaching and/or parenting, you may have encountered many teachable moments. Here is advice on what to look for and how to use those teachable moments to develop Better Athletes, Better People.

This article explains how parents and coaches can:

  • "Ask rather than tell."
  • Identify both positive and negative life lessons.
  • Talk about how athletes and fans are posting and reacting on social media
  • Notice when Olympians pick up their teammates and/or opponents.

Read and download the entire article for more ideas on how you can help your youth athletes by capitalizing on teachable moments throughout the Olympic Games.

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