Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
Coaches Listening Can Help Athletes Work Through Grief And Struggle
Greg Lum Ho says the role of a coach is to listen to the athlete to help them process their grief.
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Steve Kerr's only coaching experience before coaching the Warriors was when he coached his son's youth team.
Often Coaches Can Be A Second Father Or Mother
Kids often need a guiding force in their life, even outside of sports, and coaches can help provide that.
Positive Touch Is The Fundamental Language Of Successful Cooperation
Keltner's research indicates that touch is the fundamental language of cooperation and connection.
The Power Of Saying Thank You
Saying thank you is an underrated form of filling the emotional tanks of those around you who make you better.
This form is for coaches and administrators to share with parents, pledging positive fan behavior.
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.
What Is The Right Age To Start Watching Game Film?
Watching film can be a useful way for athletes to learn, when done with scarcity and positivity.
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.