Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
Why Coaches Should Avoid Criticizing Immediately After A Mistake
Tod Creneti, HS football coach, presents a positive outcome when an athlete has made a mistake.
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
Jack Clark on what it truly means to be a team oriented player and why that is something he looks for.
Coaches can think they know it all right away. Dave St. Peter says he still doesn't know it all years later.
Learning In Sports And Life Doesn't Happen Without Mistakes
If you're going to have a learning environment, you have to cultivate a culture in which mistakes are OK.
Billie Jean King: It Matters What You Do Now And Tomorrow, Not Yesterday
Billie Jean King ([@BillieJeanKing](https://twitter.com/BillieJeanKing)) -- a 2009 recipient of...
The 8 Benefits Of Mindfulness For Coaches And Athletes
Mindfulness can help with nervousness or anxiety, as well as help people move on from mistakes.
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.
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
The Right Mindset To Succeed In Baseball, The Game Of Failure
According to Dave St. Peter, baseball is a game of failure, but that doesn't mean you can't learn to succeed.