How Self-Compassion Helps With Resilience And Handling Failure
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
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.
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
Jack Clark on what it truly means to be a team oriented player and why that is something he looks for.
Coaches can think they know it all right away. Dave St. Peter says he still doesn't know it all years later.
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.
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
Advice From Performance Psychologist: Be Where Your Feet Are
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart's "Be where your feet are" approach keeps athletes focused.
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.
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.