How can I improve the motivation of my players?

The question this week comes from Dave, via Twitter:

“Is hunger or desire coachable? I have some Under 13 players who are lacking in desire but they have a good technical base.”

Additional Resources

Research Review – Controlling Motivational Strategies: Implications for Sports Coaches – Prof. William A. Harper

7 Steps to Self Motivated Decision Makers – Lara Mossman

Creating Positive Sports Environments – Lara Mossman

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