Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
Flush And Park Mistakes With A Mistake Ritual
This article explains methods for moving past mistakes and focusing on the next needed action.
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
Flushing And Parking: The Short And Long Of Mistake Rituals
This article by PCA Trainer Roch King can help coaches, athletes and teams past their mistakes.
Life Lessons From The Playing Field
PCA Founder and CEO Jim Thompson shares profound insights into the youth and high school sports experience.
The Need For A Mistake Ritual
Coaches and Parents need to give players a tool, so they can process and move past their mistakes.
4 Reasons Athletes Make Mistakes And How Coaches Can Help Correct Them
Learn how you as a coach can "park" your players' mistakes during games so that you can correct them later.
Dealing With Player Meltdowns
The most important aspect for learning in sports is teaching about overcoming adversity.