BUILDING TOUGHNESS

Kevin Swartwood Head Football Coach- Buhach Colony HS kswartwood@muhsd.k12.ca.us

BUILDING TOUGHNESS

First year coach at a 5 year old school with 3 previous head coaches: Varsity Teams had won 8 games in 5 years!!

BUILDING TOUGHNESS Players were not serious about football. *Players did not want to compete. *Laughed off a bad play. .

BUILDING TOUGHNESS Had a lot of marshmallows and jellybeans on the team and needed more rocks!! .

What Kind of Player Are You? .

Mat Room 2.Where do I start? Began in January teaching players how to compete. Weight Room 3. Field . Winners celebrated and losers did something extra UTILIZED 3 AREAS: 1.

Mat ROOM .Combatives 3 on 3 10 on 10 Video .

THOR Testing 2010 THOR Competition 4th Block TEAM #1 Wins Team # 1 Muse Small Dew Chapman Jefferson R. Sanchez Tug 4 10 Jordan Tug 5 8 Total 43 Total 35 . Flores Event Push Ups Sit Ups Bench Farmers 3 Tens Over Squat Finish 6 4 2 3 4 2 Points 3 5 7 6 5 7 Team #2 Cochran Shittu Klauser Coffey Dennison Gonzalez Event Push Ups Sit Ups Bench Farmers 3 Tens Over Squat Finish 4 6 4 7 1 5 Points 5 3 5 2 8 4 A.

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TEAM Bonding Camps .

TEAM Bonding Camps .

TEAM Bonding Camps .

TEAM Bonding Camps .

TEAM Bonding Camps .

Picking Leaders: Thunder Football Top Three List Fill in the names of up to three teammates who best fit each question.) List the top three people who have the best work ethic on the team: . Please be completely honest. You can list yourself if you feel you fit the question. 1.

Picking Leaders: Thunder Football Top Three List Fill in the names of up to three teammates who best fit each question. You can list yourself if you feel you fit the question.) List the top three people who are the most mentally tough: . 2. Please be completely honest.

You can list yourself if you feel you fit the question.Picking Leaders: Thunder Football Top Three List Fill in the names of up to three teammates who best fit each question.) List the top three people who you trust the most: . Please be completely honest. 3.

You will have been honest with yourself. You will be a better man for it.The next time you want to defend your sub-par performance. “We will be a better team!” . You will have recognized your failure. You will be one step closer to your performance habit. say instead (at least to yourself): “NO EXCUSES!” Notice the startling effect this will have on your self-respect.

THUNDER FOOTBALL 2011 What is your ROLE? Put a check mark next to every team you think you should be on in the table below: Team Offense Defense Starter Back-up Bomb Squad Kick Off Return Punt Punt Return Shoestring / PAT PAT Defense / Block .

Support your teammates 7.Lead by example 8. 2.Practice hard 5. 42 Line) 3. .Make your gasser time (34 Skill. speaks so loudly. I cannot hear what you say” 1.Make the grade in the classroom 6.Show respect for yourself and teammates 4.Know your opponent “What you do. 3.Be Honest 2.OUR THUNDER CODE 2011 1.

2010 Word: FOUNDATION 2011 Word: RELENTLESS .DESIRE .The TEAM Picks a word or phrase that they believe defines their season.

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What kind of leader are you? .

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What is GOOD Leadership? .

10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 1.) Lead by example .

10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 2.) Integrity (Honest and Sincere) .

) Courage (Do what’s right) .10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 3.

10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 4.) Humility (Modest) Passes the credit and shoulders the blame .

10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 5.) Commitment (2 feet in) .

) Perseverance (Response to failure) .10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 6.

10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 7.) Toughness (Mental) Endure being uncomfortable or bored .

) Heart Desire to fight to the finish .10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 8.

) Ownership (your team) The choices you make effect others .10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 9.

10 Ways to be a good leader: LEADERSHIP 10. .) Responsibility Doing what you are supposed to do when you are supposed to do it.

The TEAM Comes First .

How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 1.) Attends all team functions (Unless family emergency) Attendance mattered starting in January: 0 Absences – A 1 Absence – B 2 Absences – C 3 Absences – D 4 or More Absences – F * 1 Mile Run For Every Absence .

How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 2.) Always on time to team functions Tardies mattered starting in January: First Tardy – 48 Burpies Second Tardy – 48 Crazy Eights Third Tardy – 48 Crazy Monkeys .

How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 3.) Plays hurt. (If injured sees a coach first) .

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4.) Individual statistics do not matter

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5.) Will play any position to help the team be successful

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6.) Wants to be on the team even if not getting any playing time

) Does not blame teammates or coaches for his problems .How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 7.

How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 8.) Always coachable .

) Does not make excuses .How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 9.

How do you know if the Team Comes First? Team Player Actions 10.) Takes care of business in the classroom .

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Game Night Goals .