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Cover Story - May 14, 2010

The psychology and effects of bad coaching

Uncontrolled emotions combined with old-school coaching habits can leave lifelong scars

by Terri Lobdell

A coach's ability to manage anger and frustration is the key to avoiding abusive coaching, along with redefining a longstanding coaching culture that condones drill-sergeant treatment of players, according to specialists in the field, locally and nationally.

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