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    COACH K

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    His physical pain became an afterthought on that April day when, recovering from hip-replacement surgery, ChrisCarrawell, Shane Battier and Nate James paid a visit to his home. “With all the stuff that was happening, they just came out and said, ‘Coach, we just want to know how you’re doing,’”Krzyzewski says. “It made me cry. It was like, ‘You care.’ We talked for a long time that afternoon, and we talked about next year. That was the start of this year’s team.” This year’s Duke team was minutes

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    Duke basketball

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    time. Krzyzewski became coach in 1980-81 with not a lot of talent. He makes big moves in recruiting in 1982. Some of the people he recruited included Johnny Dawkins, Mark Alarie, David Henderson, Jay Bilas and Weldon Williams. People looked at this new and approved team as one of the nations best team. This started the miracle the still lives on today. Joining this powerful team was guard Tommy Amaker in 1983. Duke won 24 games in 1984 and earned the first NCAA bid under Coach K. With the same boys,

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    Basketball

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    dribbling a ball up the court, with an opposing defender harassing you. With as much physical prowess that is required for success, basketball is a mental chess match. "Thurber, make the smart play!" yelled Coach Balderama all last season.This game is only "ten percent" physical as Duke's Coach K explains it. For those who deny the mental aspects of the game, John Stockton is an ideal example. He is not the fastest, strongest, or best player on the floor. Stockton uses angles and his understanding

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    Sport coaches all coach their players in different ways. Some coaches use forms of encouragement more than others, and some use punishment more. There is a lot of information and research on what coaching style is considered the most effective. But among all the research there are arguments on the “correct way” of coaching. Research on this topic is qualitative because there is no one definite answer, there is almost always an exception. What is it that promotes a positive response and outcome in

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    many ways to coach, types of coaching and methods to coaching. Direction may include motivational speaking and training may include seminars, workshops, and supervised practice." *definition taken from the Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benefits of Coaching The benefits of coaching is that the individual will be able to improve their work performance and skill set by receiving one-on-one training to develop career prospects. The majority of coaching is generally delivered

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    Coaching Process

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    talk or get down to business, put your leader at ease by using their first name, showing interest in their needs and balancing discussion appropriately, exude self-confidence without being arrogant (2010). Bluckert (2006) states “Your challenge as a coach is to find out what it is that makes this client difficult for you. That said, there may be occasions when you simply don’t wish to take a client on. There may be little motivation or even downright hostility from the prospective client at the idea

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    Life Coaching

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    Coaching is a segment of the coaching profession that deals with the personal life of the client. “Clients often seek out a life coach when in transition between one developmental stage of life and another, such as leaving college, becoming a parent, approaching midlife, or negotiating retirement” (Grodzki & Allen, 2005, p. 246). It involves a relationship between a coach who has the motivating ability to move people forward and a client in need of that life changing motivation. This relationship

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    respected as the coach. Coach Krzyzewski was one the the coaches interviewed and he hit the nail into the coffin when he said,"Coaching is about relationships. It goes way beyond X’s and O's. You have to create an environment of trust among your staff and athletes. Without trust, you have nothing. If you do have trust, you will be able to accomplish great things." Credible coaching in no long a secret, the book it explains the seven basic strategies needed to become a credible coach. These strategies

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    Jr. helped lead Robert Morris to its first NCAA tournament since 1992. He did this again in the 2010 season as we well. Someone with the credentials like Mike Rice Jr. seems like a perfect fit for a team not doing so well with Fred Hill being head coach. The team placed last place in their conference under Fred Hill throughout most of his time with Rutgers. It was time for a change; Mike Rice Jr. was the solution to this bad performance. Under his three years with the team, he managed to get the team

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    towards my many years of schooling would have to include watching Mr. Patterson singing the Fig Newton jingle, or watching our Falcon football team destroy Lakewood this year in our Homecoming football game. Or what about the time when Coach Davis, our head basketball coach, went a whole game with his zipper being undone? But my fondest memory of Murry is remembering Mr. Johnson on my first day of freshman year. He had such a lovely full head of hair, but since the class of 2003 has came through, it has

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