Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
More Complex Coaching Can Mean More Mistakes
As basketball is such a mistake-prone game, Lakers Coach Jesse Mermuys argues that for coaches, "less is more"
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.
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.
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.
Teaching Kids To Flush Mistakes
NCAA's Executive VP of Regulatory Affairs, Oliver Luck, discusses how to coach athletes past mistakes.
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.
Chris Collins On The Types Of Mistakes He Prefers
Northwesterm University Basketball Coach knows mistakes happen, so he accepts the right kind of mistakes.