by Andrew D. Gillham, PhD, CSCS,*D
NSCA Coach April 2016
Vol 3, Issue 2
It is a strength and conditioning coach's responsibility to help the athletes and sport coaches they work with achieve their goals. One important consideration for achieving this is to implement a systematic goal setting approach to improve goal effectiveness. A strength and conditioning coach can use goals as a way to foster confidence and continually strive to improve performance in a safe and effective way.
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