Elite eSport Coaching: 7 Qualities of a Championship Team

If you’ve been keeping up, July at Mind Games has been all about eSport coaching. Let’s wrap the month up discussing the qualities of an excellent team. It’s one thing to develop your coaching skills, but without a proper team environment, your coaching abilities only go so far. In this article, we’ll discuss how it […]

5 Easy Steps to Tame the Blame Game

Does your team’s communication devolve into a blame game?  You know, when your players point the finger at each other for misplays or losses, rather than using constructive team talk to help win?  If they answer is yes, I’m sure you are aware that this can send your team’s morale into a downward spiral very […]

Effective Coaching: Building Trust and Respect with your eSport Athletes

Think about a coach, teacher or boss in your life that you really enjoyed interacting with. Now remember one that you could not stand to be around. Can you identify the behaviors that individual had and how they affected your attitude, mood or performance? Now ask yourself if you have considered how your behaviors are […]

Go beyond “Great job!”: Make your praise praise-worthy

July is all about esports coaching! Read on for some tips to help your players play at their best. You’re watching your team compete. A late-game fight breaks out and your players perfectly focus target after target, leading to a clean ace that ends in a victory. As you meet up with your players, you […]

Building and Coaching a Rank 1 Challenger Team

I’m joined by Angel Vigil, the team manager at Enemy Esports as he talks about building the squad up from nothing. He delves into their head coach, Brad, and what he does different that sets him apart, what esport coaches should do different than traditional sport coaches, why parents should read their kid’s contracts, and the […]

The best tool to transfer your coaching experience to esport

Last week I was contacted by an ex-martial-arts coach who wanted to know if his experience transferred into League of Legends coaching. Now first off, before I answer, let me clarify that essentially what I am trying to do at MindGames.GG is to make everybody into a coach. “But I don’t want to be a […]

Top 10 League of Legends coaching websites

For players who are just starting out in the league rankings, learning the mechanics and strategy of the game can be daunting. With over a hundred champions, it takes most players quite a while to find even a handful of champions they like playing and feel confident enough with to play ranked. There are lots […]

Top 5 Coaching Books for eSport Coaches – Increase your Expertise

Remember: If you are looking to coach for payment, or if you are looking for a coach (even a free one), check out our article on the best League of Legends coaching websites from around the web! Top 10 League of Legends Coaching Websites. The winner and still sitting at #1 after a full year […]