Clear Athlete Expectations Reduce Coach Frustrations
PCA Trainer Kelly Kratz explains that coaches can reduce frustratration by giving outlining clear expectations
Parent Tip: Praise Effort, Not Performance To Motivate Kids
Complimenting performance is less effective for motivation than praising specific effort.
Now seven months in, we’ve learned a few things about the pandemic’s wider impact on youth & HS sports.
Coaches can get involved in leadership in a different way by talking about character-building and identity.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
Find The Coaching Energy Level That Your Team Needs To Succeed
PCA Trainer Kelly Kratz explains that different moments and players need different energy levels from a coach.
Learning To Lose At A Young Age
PCA Trainer Kelly Kratz explains how losing can be an informative and teachable experience in youth sports.
How Parents Can Deal With A Win-At-All-Cost Coach
PCA Trainer Kelly Kratz explains how parents can empower children to keep learning despite a negative coach.
Athletes: Focus On Being A Person First, Athlete Second
PCA Trainer Kelly Kratz urges athletes to identify as people who use sports enhance, not define, their lives.