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Power Coach: Experience

By Tex McQuilkin / December 17, 2014 /

…“carries” a student through an exam. Most associate the term ‘coach’ with athletics, without realizing those who coach, teach. Mark Watts of Elite FTS said it best, “Coaching is teaching….

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Power Coach: Self-Esteem

By Tex McQuilkin / January 8, 2016 /

You are NOT some corner cutting, “ rah rah ”, pom pom holding hype-man. You are a POWER COACH. A coach that knows maximizing their athletes’ peak performance is YOUR…

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Power Coach: Communication

By Tex McQuilkin / December 29, 2014 /

…you as a coach. Building off Power Coach: Experience’s opportune times to deliver a message, this article will present effective communication tools for a coach to connect, increase coachability, and…

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Power Coach: Conversations

By Tex McQuilkin / December 21, 2015 /

…This motivated me to dial in, be creative with connections to athletes and sport coaches, and seize responsibility for my athlete’s performance. A Power Coach must own their athlete’s performance….

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Power Coach: Connection

By Tex McQuilkin / January 5, 2015 /

…athlete coach connection is emotion. Bad timing and misinformation are two ways to quickly lose an athlete’s attention and potential buy in. Power Coach: Experience and Communication provided strategies for…

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Power Coach: Process

By Tex McQuilkin / August 6, 2018 /

…into a Power Coach. Coach Needs A Coach As @Cali once wrote down, a coach needs a coach. Following that advice, I sought a mentor – the proverbial supernatural aid…

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Power Coach: Fear

By Tex McQuilkin / January 22, 2016 /

Power Coach: Fear will show you how. Two coaching styles contribute to defeatism and fear-thoughts: 1) The 5 Star Hotel: catering to an athlete’s every need 2) The 5 Star…

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Power Coach: Learning

By Tex McQuilkin / May 14, 2018 /

…amazement and, as discussed in Power Coach: Conversations , I needed to raise the stakes. I jumped across the Potomac river to new coaching opportunities at Gtown, assisting with Men’s…

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Power Coach: Education

By Tex McQuilkin / April 27, 2017 /

…of Knowledge Even after establishing a base level of knowledge, coaches must still focus on sharpening and adjusting coaching skills. As your experience and subsequent coaching perspective expands you will…

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Power Coach: Mindset

By Tex McQuilkin / June 4, 2018 /

…5 school with a full staff, which meant limited opportunity to coach. Still fixated on “not knowing anyone”, I opted for the Power 5, aiming to validate my coaching from…

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