Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
Working Hard And Smiling Are Two Signs Of A Great Practice Environment
Christian Lavers talks about the signs that a coach has created the right environment for the players.
See a PCA experts opinion on whether coaches should punish athletes with running for poor performance.
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
Don't Over Coach (K.I.S.S. - Keep It Simple, Stupid)
Wardell Jones talks about how keeping it simple benefits everyone involved with the team.
Trusting The Process Even When You Dislike The Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
No Matter What The Score Is, If You Reward Effort, Results Come Later
Tod Creneti talks about how rewarding things like effort regardless of the score make a team better.
Karen Aston: Providing Mentorship For Younger Coaches
Coaches always have the ability to form bonds with other coaches as they help each other improve.
Twins President: Fun Is A Necessary Ingredient Of Success On The Field
The best players always keep fun in mind: keeping fun in mind is an important ingredient of success.
7 Must-Read Books Of All Genres For Coaches
Keltner recommends the following books, not just for 1st-time coaches, but for any coach looking to improve.
Positive Reinforcement Helps Kids Improve More Quickly Than Yelling Does
Jack Clark believes that the best way to improve a team is to focus on what the team is doing well.
3 Intangibles Coaches Seek: Attitude, Work Ethic, Passion For The Team
When talent levels are equal, these three qualities can be differentiating factors, says Cavs GM Koby Altman