Cross Training Athletics

Training the Heart of a Champion From the Inside Out

WEEKLY GAME PLAN

INCORPORATING THE CHARACTER WORD-OF-THE-WEEK

(Five minutes each day will help transform the heart of your athlete/team.)

Coaches, make this character word the first priority on your practice schedule. It will serve to set the tone and bring a positive mindset to the whole practice.

1 - Introduce the Word-of-the-Week. Define the character word that develops the heart of a champion by using the poster or the talk. Then have a player close with the Final 4.
Final Four: Believe, Think, Love and Work with all your Heart.
Coach name _____________________
Athlete name _____________________

2 - CTA or coach does the “Heart of a Champion” Talk-of-the-Week.
Athlete closes with Final Four.
Coach name _____________________
Athlete name _____________________

3 - One of the captains states his definition and finishes with the Final Four: Believe, Think, Love, and Work with all your Heart.
Athlete name _____________________

CHARACTER.... WANT IT, LIVE IT, TRAIN IT, AND REWARD IT.

4 - Give out the “Character Word Certificate of the Week” voted on by the coaches and or players, before the next week starts.
Coach name _____________________

5 - A staff member or coach reads the TIME OUT of the week and discusses the questions.
Coach name _____________________

6 - Hand out “Straight from the Heart Player Evaluation” on Thursday or Friday.
Coach name _____________________

Coach the Heart, Stay Committed, Be Consistent; It is a Process!