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Using Teachable Moments To Help Athletes Grow

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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.

High-profile televised sports provide many great examples for teaching young athletes life lessons. Coaches can engage their athletes by connecting their own efforts and learnings with those of higher-level athletes. In this example, the coach talks about recent Olympic Hockey games to tie in what he is trying to teach the kids. He seizes recent hockey headlines as a teachable moment.

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