Impact of coaches on youth
Reviewing importance of effective coaching
Sometimes, people tend to use the terms “youth coaches” and their professional peers interchangeably. In reality, they’re completely different. While professional coaching is all about business, effective coaching is supposed to be about the development of children. Though often underestimated, youth coaching by adept persons can be extremely advantageous for kids.
Here’re the key reasons why every youth should have a coach.
They teach how to handle peer pressure
Peer pressure is something that has become a huge concern these days. Today’s youth need to learn how to feel proud of the decisions they make and know who they’re without getting judged by others. This is an important life skill that can be learned mainly through effective youth coaching.
They give proper guidance
In general, youths don’t like to discuss their personal matters with their parents. During their adolescent years, kids tend to spend more time with their friends though some may even choose to be alone. As a result, they often make major decisions based on emotional triggers that may lead to negative outcomes. In an ideal scenario, they need to talk to someone mature like a coach who can guide them to make wise decisions, which is probably the most beneficial coaches’ influence on youth.
They act like role models to the youths
Everyone needs to have a role model in life and youths are no different. When it comes to coaching youths, children often spend a significant amount of time with their coaches. As a result, the person with admirable characteristic doesn’t take long to become a role model to the kids.
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Hudson, Sharon. “13 REASONS WHY YOUR TEEN NEEDS A LIFE COACH.” Dream Beautiful, May 3, 2017. http://www.dreambeautifulcoaching.com/empowering-our-youth/2017/4/28/13-reasons-why-your-teen-needs-a-life-coach
Meredith, Janis. “Why Youth Coaches Are So Important.” THE GOOD MEN PROJECT, July 24, 2017. https://goodmenproject.com/guy-talk/youth-coaches-important-fiff/