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Each coach loves to identify key players with personalities and qualities that cause them to become team leaders.  The following personality traits are the most recognizable:

1.  Drive:  Pure will power, eager to achieve goals, a burning desire to achieve success, strong self-motivation, commitment, dedication, determination.

2.  Aggressiveness:  “Go-getter”, strong self-assertions, takes risks, wants to dominate opponents, works hard and ruthless in attack and defense, Danger - bad losers, inclined to retaliation and revenge fouls, loses self-control, general lack of discipline.

3.  Determination:  Seeks the direct way towards goal, no compromising, doesn’t hesitate when making decisions, willingness, fully concentrated, success oriented.

4.  Responsibility:  Intelligent, can read the game tactically (anticipation), conscientious, reliable, wants security, cooperative, ready for compromise, stable and skillful player. 

5.  Leadership:  Intelligence, dedication, pride, bears responsibility for the team, influences the environment, anticipation, intuition, independent and spontaneous, convincing and dominating player, hard worker, no surrender, composed, self-controlled, endurable, communicative, respected, trustful.

6.  Self-Confidence:  Secure ball control and determined application of skills and tactics under pressure (both external and self-imposed).  Danger - these players tend to underrate opposing players, show a lack of willingness to be coached, and can become easily complacent.

7.  Mental Toughness:  Persistency, consistency, and commitment throughout the game, no surrender, tough self-assertion.

8.  CoachabilityReady to learn and to achieve goals, self-motivated, attentive and receptive, willingness, interested, spontaneous, committing themselves, likes to discuss problems, hard worker, self-disciplined, creative, constructive, progressive.