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Improve Performance With Stretch Goals

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A "Stretch Goal" is one that a person cannot achieve immediately. It is a bit beyond the reach of a team or individual right now, but can be achieved with effort over time. This excerpt from The Power of Double-Goal Coaching by PCA Founder Jim Thompson explores the research into the psychology of establishing and pursuing a stretch goal and provides specific advice for how to present stretch goals to youth athletes and guide them toward achievement.

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