Basketball Practice Plan For Coaches Of Teenagers (Jr. NBA All-Star)
The goal of the All-Star level is to begin applying skills & team concepts more directly into game situations.
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Dan James: Effort Allows Athletes To Be Triumphant In Failure
In his time as a wheelchair tennis coach, James recounts a story of an athlete who was triumphant in failure.
Next Play Speed: How Fast You Re-Focus Is More Important Than Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart uses the term "next-play speed" to emphasize quick recovery from mistakes.
What Happens When You Positively Reinforce The Way Kids Fail
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart on the power of positive reinforcement when athletes recover from mistakes
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.
Coach Strategy: Use Empathy To Help Players Move On From Mistakes
Tom Grilk explains how former Hockey Legend Ray Bourque used empathy to help his son move on from 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.
Claude Julien: "Release And Reload" To Move Beyond Mistakes
Canadiens Coach Claude Julien helps coaches help players past their mistakes to focus on the next play.