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Building Successful Coach-Athlete Relationships

Developed in partnership with Professor Sophia Jowett of Loughborough University, this infographic highlights four key building blocks for great coach-athlete relationships, laying out the journey that coach and athlete can embark on together

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Professor Sophia Jowett has shared tips on how to build closeness, commitment and complementarity with your athletes on ConnnectedCoaches – our online community for coaches

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In this webinar, Professor Sophia Jowett explains why great coaches focus on relationships

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Expert Opinion

In this expert opinion, Professor Sophia Jowett writes that harmony between trainer and athlete is the best route to success

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  • Coaching the Person in Front of You


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