Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
Jordan Burroughs: Training Mentally And Physically For Success
Burroughs shares with us his journey from humble beginnings to collegiate and international wrestling prowess.
PCA Advisory Board Member Marcia McDermott shares the strategies she uses to help athletes learn leadership.
AYSO expert: choosing the level of play should depend on the player's readiness, not the parents' desires
AYSO expert: Coaches should involve players' parents from the start and communicate clearly and consistently
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
Help Athletes Get To Know Themselves, And They Will Learn How To Learn
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on helping athletes get to know themselves
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Don't Underestimate How Team Culture Sets The Tone
Boston College Hockey Coach Jerry York describes the everyday role of team culture and how it helps his team.
Brad Frost: Learn, Even After You Think You Know It All
A D1 Hockey Coach explains that it's what you learn after you know it all that makes the biggest difference.
Redefining Success In Baseball And Softball
Jeff Rodin of the Arizona Diamondbacks explains how to redefine success in a sport where failure is likely.
The Benefits Of Making A Million Mistakes
Former women's soccer player, Jenny Ruiz, talks about how making mistakes is important to mastering skills.
Online Training Courses
The online courses offered by PCA are designed to help coaches, parents, athletes and officials win.