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Building an Uncommon Champion - Help Your Child Redefine Success - cover

Building an Uncommon Champion - Help Your Child Redefine Success

Jennifer Matras

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

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Summary

Moves beyond the desire of building highly-skilled athletes and focuses on building highly-skilled human beings
Uses life experiences (both successes and failures) to validate lesson plans
Introduces a transformational, faith-based approach to coaching and mentoring
Lays the groundwork for youth to not only become better athletes, but better friends, teammates, and students
Great read for tweens, teens, and young adults as well as parents

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