The Top 3 Reasons That Kids Have Fun In Sports
In this 1-on-1 podcast, sport scientist Amanda Visek shares the power of fun (or lack thereof) in youth sports
Ways For Coaches To Make Kids Feel Like They Matter
Oliver Luck--NCAA exec, past NFLer and noted sports parent: Why it matters to make kids feel like they matter.
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
Packers President Shares That Coaches Still Have A Lasting Impact On Him
Mark Murphy, Packers' president and CEO Mark Murphy shares his thoughts on the impacts of coaching.
The Best Coaches Stand Out By Communicating Well
Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy on the coaching skills of communication and relating to players.
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.
Adding Music to the Mix Increases Energy During Practice
Coaches at any level can use music at practice to keep spirits high no matter how tough the season gets.
Coaches Achieve Better Results Using Joy, Not Negativity
Lakers Coach Jesse Mermuys explains that players achieve more when they are enjoying themselves & having fun.
Positive Coaching Definition: Empathy, Not Dictation
Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Coach Jesse Mermuys defines positive coaching as empathy, not as a dictatorship.
Every Player Is Different: Careful Use Of Nonverbal Negative Feedback
NBA Coach Jesse Mermuys says it's important that coaches be aware of any nonverbal communication they exude.
Understanding Your Players' Body Language
Rather than analyze body language by itself, this NBA coach makes an effort to understand players as a whole.