Leadership is fighting for men’s hearts

Leadership is abound in sports and eSports. Captains need to lead, coaches, need to lead, managers need to lead. Even in-game different players take the helm and lead at different times and moments. However, nothing is quite as powerful and important as the coach-athlete relationship if we look at elite players in history, and who made […]

Team atmosphere – Coach-athlete relationship

A team of five players is directionless. They practice badly, they can’t seem to be motivated, they fight amongst themselves, and their play is very inconsistent. Sometimes brilliant, sometimes they lose horribly. Then suddenly, a magic change takes place. They seem to all align with the same goal, and their play reflects the drastic change […]

Team atmosphere – Competition versus Mastery

I see a lot of misconceptions about talent in eSport. Recently coaches and analysts have been trading athletes away who have reached their “talent cap.” You talk about how older athletes lose out in skill matches to younger ones. During the League of Legends offseason prior to the 2015 season, many managers are nervously assessing promising, […]