Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
Here's What Happens When Parents Remove Pressure From The Sidelines
If parents just enjoy watching their kid from the stands, their kid performs better and makes fewer 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
Lead With A Positive To Help Players Overcome Mistakes
When athletes make mistakes, Mermuys chooses to lead with a positive before following up with a correction.
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.
See How This Coach Uses A Mistake Ritual In A Game
A Mistake Ritual helps youth athletes to let go of their mistakes and stay ready for the next action.
Flush And Park Mistakes With A Mistake Ritual
This article explains methods for moving past mistakes and focusing on the next needed action.
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.
Billie Jean King On How She Handles Mistakes
Tennis legend and social pioneer Billie Jean King "enters" and "deletes" mistakes. Find out what she means.
Former Olympian: Failure Is Not Failure If You Learn From It
Former Olympian Erica McClain urges coaches to help athletes re-frame failure as a positive teachable moment.
How Confidence And Teammates Can Help Athletes Past Their Mistakes
Professional lacrosse player Mitch Belisle on how athletes can bounce back from mistakes.