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Focusing On The Positives Of A Performance

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Watch youth sport coaches from around the country put the principles from Play Positive and Positive Coaching Alliance to work with their athletes.

Part of coaching is helping athletes identify mistakes and cope with losing. This video contains an example of how a wrestling coach deals with a young athlete who is unhappy with his performance. Instead of focusing on the negativities of a match, this coach helps the athlete focus on the takeaways and learning opportunities. He also keeps it in perspective; "If an athlete says they gave 100% effort, I always tell them how proud I am."

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