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6 Ways You Might Be Over-Coaching Your Clients

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Strength Training, Coaching

Over-coaching. What’s the first thing that comes into your head when you hear that word? For many, it will evoke images of a situation where a coach is giving too many instructions to an athlete, leaving the athlete confused about what to concentrate on.

 

That’s actually not a bad approximation. Here's the definition I’m going to use for this article:

 

Over-coaching is the use of excessive input by the coach in any given situation, so as the coach's input is detrimental to the athlete’s ability to perform to his or her best, and disrupts the athlete’s development.


 

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