By Paul Lubanski
Those of you who have been reading my blog for the past several years already know that I am a huge proponent of two of the most oft-heard and time-worn coaching-for success principles of "simplicity and consistency".
In other words, I both strongly adhere to and personally agree 100 percent that it is mandatory for coaches at all levels to cultivate an effective, yet easily understandable and digestible message throughout all game and practice play. Additionally, that message must remain relatively consistent throughout the entire season in order to serve to foster a healthy and fun environment.
To that end, today's column provides you with an approach that I recently devised and utilized as I prepared a Junior level team for an international tournament. I refer to it as "SOS."
Let me explain.