Coaching Kids Who Don’t Want to Be Coached | QC Episode 159

You might have been inspired by someone who coached you hard. What about the kids don’t respond to that?

Really a great question we’re answering on this week’s Quick Clinic. It’s from a young coach who’s questioning the best way to reach the kids who don’t like to be coached hard.

There’s always the players who take the harsh criticism. They get motivated and turn out a great performance. But there’s another group of kids who will completely shut down. Let’s take a look at how you know which is which.

This was a response to a listener question sent on Twitter. You can send in your questions for the JDFB Quick Clinic by messaging me on Twitter @footballinfo or sending an email to me at