Coaching Role 5 – Caretakers of Motivation

There are five universal levers which ignite motivation in every single person on the planet. Understanding what these five are helps rugby coaches create team environments where your players are inspired & want to be there. This knowledge will also help coaches support their individual players to be motivated to contribute, collaborate and perform.

Every player on your team (and you as their coach) will experience a strong threat or a reward reaction in response to these five predictable factors: Certainty, Agency, Relationship, Equity and Social Status. These drive a threat or reward response for all humans, no matter your culture, gender, age or rugby position! These are what our brain CARES about.

In this Module called Caretakers of Motivation, we unpick the science of human motivation, see powerful examples of it in action, and provide you with the keys to unlock your team’s motivation.