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01-26-2006, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Osprey
It didn't work the first time. The team tanked their very next game. It might work, however, if the coaches are the ones receiving the assignment this time. See Tubby's "I do my best coaching when..." thread.
It would be UTTERLY RIDICULOUS to evaluate a major motivational technique after ONE game (and you know it).

The writing assignment was given after the Kings had lost 5 straight, giving them a record of 3-10-1.

After that, they went 37-17-10 to finish the season 40-27-11.

IT WORKED, and you sound more and more ignorant each time you deny it.

I also note that my question from post #47 in this thread has not been addressed by any of you naysayers:

Originally Posted by Kearney
I would genuinely like to have some specific examples of 'head games' that are different than the behavior of other successful coaches. (please don't refer to the writing assignment of 4 years ago that coincided with the team's huge turnaround)

Not being antagonistic. I'd really like to know.

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