How Coaches Can Reduce The Stress Levels Of Their Athletes
This PCA podcast features Candace Hogue, a doctoral candidate in Health Education & Psychology at Kansas.
Chris Collins On The Types Of Mistakes He Prefers
Northwesterm University Basketball Coach knows mistakes happen, so he accepts the right kind of mistakes.
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
Developing a Mistake Ritual
In order to bounce back from mistakes, players should develop a mistake ritual.
Skilled But Passive In Games
This Ask PCA blog user want to know how to help a child who is skilled, but passive in games.
Peter Varellas, Olympic Water Polo player, On Athletes Feeling Nervous
"Nervous is normal" is the mantra of many successful athletes, as this Olympian explains.
Watch this wrestling coach teach his youth athletes that being nervous is completely normal.
Jim Craig: Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
Member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice USA Hockey team Jim Craig encourages youth athletes not to be afraid.
Being Nervous Is Normal
Watch this coach talk to his players about pre-game nerves, and how to control what they can for success.
Rick Davis On Sports Parents' Perspective
Here is advice and inspiration for parents to keep their kids' athletic performances in perspective.