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One of Bill Walsh's strength was his ability to communicate with all of the players on his team. He believed that a head coach must act responsibly and professionally in his dealings with the players.  Here are some of his beliefs about handling the individual players on your team.Have Answers- The ...
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The great 49ers Hall of Fame coach had some strong beliefs on setting standards for your program.  In a day when some coaches are more concerned about only the acquisition of players, Walsh thought that setting the standards of your program was really about attention to detail.Details, such as shir ...
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In the first installment, five of Bill Walsh's beliefs in establishing your coaching philosophy were examined.  Here are five more of his precepts that he believed that coaches should include in that philosophy and learn to live by with their teams.6) Accountability- Head coaches must be accountab ...
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In his book Bill Walsh-Finding the Winning Edge, the Hall of Fame coach discusses the importance of a head coach developing his own personal coaching philosophy.  According to Walsh, a head coach's philosophy should be a combination of several factors.  His background in playing and coaching the ...
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Bill Walsh was the first to talk about a method of scripting plays, which he called "openers."  He believed that the players enjoyed knowing what the first plays of the game would be.  It made them comfortable.  Walsh believed in 10-15 opening plays but his script would often go into the 20's. He ...
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Join us here at ALFCA during the month of March--it's Bill Walsh month.  We will take a look at the 49ers legendary coach and his philosophies of football.  Walsh's ideas are still be used today from the NFL to high school.Walsh played at the College of San Mateo and San Jose State and then spent ...
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