Positive Reinforcement: The Emotional Tank Toolkit For Coaches
Nine ways for coaches to fill emotional tanks and teach athletes to do the same with their teammates.
Filling Emotional Tanks
Learn how to use a 5:1 ratio of positive to critical feedback to optimize the performance of your teammates.
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High School Sports Parents Filling Their Athletes' Emotional Tanks
Use this printout as a guide to balancing praise and criticism that helps your high school athletes thrive.
These techniques increase the chances that your child will respond favorably to criticism or correction.