How can I coach team captain attributes?

The question this week comes from Stuart via Facebook:

If I have a few players who I think have the right qualities to be the team’s captain, what coaching can I give them to help them be a good captain?

Additional video & reading

Blog: Legacy Book Review – Dave Wright
Blog:
Ranieri: The Art of Leadership (Work of Stephen Covey) – Dave Wright
Research Review:
Leadership in the Age of Complexity – Professor William Harper
Research Review:
Dimensions of Leader Behaviour in Sports: Development of a Leadership Scale – Professor William Harper
Masterclass Discussion:
Leadership & Culture – John Alder

Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything

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Dave Wright
Dave Wright
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dave Wright is a Co-Founder of Player Development Project and UEFA A licensed coach with 15 years coaching experience in England, Australia & New Zealand. He currently works as an academy coach in London.
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