Coaching Girls Basketball Communication

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The first key communication on a basketball team is between the coach and the players. According to Jill Prudden, a former high school basketball coach and the author of Coaching Girls ' Basketball Successfully, communication allows the coach to explain a play to the players and what role each player will have in it. Besides discussing plays, communication allows each party to give feedback to one another. Prudden expresses how both positive praise and constructive criticism helps both the coach and players to make improvement in communicating with one another. She encourage her players to reply by saying “two points” for any praise she give them and “rebound” for every criticism. As well, she expect the players to express any concerns,especially

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