Remember The Titans Coaching Style Analysis

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Many people don't realize it, but the rigorous coaching style of Herman Boone, as displayed in the award winning movie Remember the Titans, should be adopted into today's coaching methods. The movie portrayed how football teaches leadership, as well as, high standards for high school football players. Coach Boone begins by teaching the players to respect themselves by first dressing the part off the field, He made sure they each were properly dressed by wearing a dress coat and tie. He reminded them that he had a dictatorship manner of coaching. He often used metaphors such as “Any two year old child can throw a fit, but football is about controlling that anger” Coach Boone drilled perfection to his team members. They were paired up and forced to discuss family and social issues about each other to promote the knowledge of cultural differences, and most of all, to develop friendships. Coach Boone gave minimal water breaks to enhance discipline. He went to the extreme of awakening the team as early as 3:00am for a morning run through a dark, damp forest. During the run, the team miraculously attended the needs of each other, the most implausible occurrence about this run was their arrival at Gettysburg. Coach Boone then reminded them, “If the team don't come together, they too will be destroyed.” The next scene showed two influential players involved in a
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I also admired the way the movie shows the two coaches working together. This made them ambitious and highly skilled professionals. The movie was warm and heartfelt, as well as, moving. Coaches today have to abide by so many stipulations. Before each game, they should view this movie and become enlighten to remember, the
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