At the core of every championship run is a sense of unity, an uncanny ability to communicate and a bond that is commonly referred to as “family.” These unique traits need to be nurtured and trained just like any other aspect of your program.
Team building exercises can be a powerful way to unify a group, develop strengths and address weaknesses. The Team Building 101: A Coach’s and Player’s Guide describes over 20 team building exercises to “break the ice”, enhance communication, and develop leadership and team unity. The effort you put into developing your team will be easy to see by the effort your players are willing to put into working for one another on game day.
This guide has been developed to share successful team development techniques. Within these pages, coaches and players alike will find the information needed to bridge the gap between coaches and players while enhancing comradery. The exercises shared will help you work on communication, morale, processing and leadership skills as well as problem solving.