WHEN ATHLETES BUY-IN TO A POSITIVE TRAINING CLIMATE, THEIR TRAINING EFFORT, ENJOYMENT, AND DESIRE TO CONTINUE ALL INCREASE. THIS COLUMN FOCUSES ON PRACTICAL APPROACHES THAT COACHES CAN USE TODAY TO PROMOTE A SAFE, PERSONALIZED, AND RESPECT-FILLED ATMOSPHERE-INTEGRAL BUILDING BLOCKS FOR DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL CARING CLIMATE.
Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Mike Nitka, MS, CSCS*D, FNSCA
E. Whitney G. Moore
is a sport psychology doctoral student in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas.