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📚 Coach's Playbook

A Winning Mindset

Winners vs Losers

Winners Losers
  • Never Give Up
  • Work Together
  • Congratulate
  • Play Fair
  • Shake Hands
  • Take Responsibility
  • Give Up
  • Complain
  • Cheat
  • Foul
  • Blame
  • Brag
  • Selfish

Winners are characterized by resilience, teamwork, sportsmanship, and accountability. They not only strive for victory but also hold themselves to ethical standards, highlighting the importance of both mindset and actions in achieving success.

On the other hand, losers are described as those who easily give up, complain, cheat, and put self-interest over teamwork.

By understanding these traits, coaches, players, and parents alike can better identify what attitudes and behaviors to encourage and what pitfalls to avoid, thereby fostering a more positive and competitive environment.


How to coach the winning mindset