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Positive Coaching Alliance: Attitude and body language are contagious

By, 02/13/19, 12:15PM EST


Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the Development Zone of Positive Coaching Alliance. Positive Coaching Alliance is helping to advance the Players First pillars of Coaching Education, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety.

Tommy Amaker, Harvard men's basketball coach and Positive Coaching Alliance Advisory Board member, knows how critical athlete body language and attitude is to the success of a team.

His motto with his team is: "Attitude is contagious; is yours worth catching?" As he says in this video clip, everyone is bound to have a bad day, but the beauty of being on a team is that you are around others who can pick you up and spread positivity.

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