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Rapport Building and Communicating Managing Relationships

Using Your Compass: Staying on the Right Pathway with Your Athletes

Communication is central to successful relationships. Use the Compass Model to identify and explore strategies and tactics to help you navigate the coach-athlete journey

Relationships are identified as having: closeness (feelings), commitment (thoughts) and complementarity (behaviours), which lead to the collaborative interdependence of coach and athlete.

For more on this, have a read of our expert opinion, Understanding the Coach-Athlete Relationship.

Then: download our guide to enhancing the above with your coaching behaviours (sneak peeks below).

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