Coaching Your Kids in the Game of Life
1. "I Love This Game!"^2. Playing For Keeps With Your Staff^3. Your Dream Team^4. Skills And Drills^5. Scouting The Enemy's Court^6. The Game Plan^7. Home Court Advantage^8. Rules Of The Game^9. Keeping Score^10. Rebounding Makes MVPs^11. Half-time Adjustments^12. Playin' On...
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"Build a strong family," Coach Ricky Byrdsong was often told, "Your coaching looks like parenting," and he agreed that observation was absolutely correct. He saw his responsibilities as a coach to equip and inspire his players to achieve their dreams. The game of basketball was only a means for preparing them for a bigger and more important game - the game of life.Ricky's dream was to help build stronger families through this book. He had been working on it for nearly two years before he was murdered by a white supremacist in a two-state killing rampage. He and Dave and Neta Jackson had more than half of it finished before his death, and mateiral to complete it remained.In this book, Coach Byrdsong presents a powerful parenting strategy built around themes such as "Home Court Advantage," "Half-Time Adjustment," and "Rebounding Makes MVPs." The message is one that he lived with his own family. It is a game plan for winning in the game of life!
A powerful parenting strategy based on parallels between coaching and raising children. This book inspires parents to build strong families.
Ricky Byrdsong spent eighteen years as a college basketball coach and is best known for his head coaching position with the Northwestern University Wildcats. Tragically, Ricky's life was ended in a drive-by shooting on July 2, 1999, near his home in Evanston, Illinois, where he lived with his wife, Sherialyn, and their three children.