Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
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Griffin shares that players think they're better than they are after accomplishing something great together.
Two Things Kobe Bryant Wished He Knew At Age 18: Empathy And Compassion
If coaches are unwilling to embrace new philosophies, these two tidbits from Kobe can help them be more open.
Mindfulness Skeptic? Watch A Great Pitcher Or Free-Throw Shooter
To Keltner, someone shooting a free throw or going through their pitching routine is mindfulness in action.
Coaches Demonstrating A "Never Quit" Attitude For Players
Murphy ensures that her athletes understand how important it is to never quit, no matter the score of a game.
Ken Ravizza: How To Help Athletes Be Their Best Even On Off Days
Peak performance consultant Ken Ravizza discusses how athletes can still contribute even on their off days.
Alana Nichols: Excellence Means Doing The Best You Can With What You Have
Paralympic Gold Medalist Alana Nichols defines excellence and shares how she learns as quickly as she does.
Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resiliency
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
A One Minute Explanation Of Mindfulness For Coaches And Athletes
In one minute, Dacher Keltner explains what mindfulness is and how coaches and athletes can use it.