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They Call Me Coach - Study Guide Chapters 13-15 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter thirteen, Coach Wooden discusses his religion as it relates to his work. He says no coach should be trusted with the responsibility of a team unless he is spiritually strong. He discusses his definition of faith and says there are no failures, just disappointments.

He teaches his players that "it isn't what you do, it's how you do it." He also coaches with the belief that approval is a great motivator. When he critiques a player, he always follows with a positive remark or pat on the back. He also teaches his players that basketball is not the most important thing in the world.

Coach Wooden is a deacon at First Christian Church in Santa Monica. The pastor there was one of Wooden's classmates from Martinsville High School.

Chapter fourteen discusses the Wooden family. Sundays are important church days to the...

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