Motivation is an energy—an energy to do, to accomplish, to succeed. Without motivation, a sports team will never flourish or win. Therefore, the ability to effectively motivate athletes is essential for any coach who wants to lead a successful team.

In this course, you will explore the secrets behind motivation. You will learn how to cultivate the qualities of a good coach, including discovering your personal leadership style, and how to effectively lead your athletes through the team-building process to forge a cohesive, highfunctioning team. In addition, you’ll take an in-depth look at the psychology behind the behaviors and performance of athletes so you can use psychologically based exercises to maintain a unified, high-functioning team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to employ psychological and leadership principles to motivate your student-athletes and create a unified, high-achieving team.