Originally Posted by Number1Coach
Mar sorry about the wording but I would encourage you stay tough on your player and if he loses playing his best and its a serious fight in the match pat him on the back but if he loses because he is not giving it his all , bad attitude , no attempt to make adjustments , going for broke , THEN Punishment is a must , Walking Stairs at a stadium NO running them ! , sit ups till the stomach is burning or tears come forward , figure out a punishment that will build him at the same time break the bad habits .
...thanks for checking me and for the suggestions. Being functionally and productively tough as a "manager" (not coach, he has some) is a skill also. I'm learning.