The Importance Of Positivity For Kids With Difficult Backgrounds
By teaching the fundamentals and structure in a positive way, Thomas notices that kids begin to thrive.
Give Effort Until You Don't Get It Wrong, Don't Just Do It Once
Award-winning coach comments on how players progress, sometimes in order to ensure they support teammates
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.
How Coaches Can Demand Discipline Without Yelling
Award-winning coach details how he implements team rules on dress and behavior
Coaches Who See Athletes Make A Mistake Can Remind Them Of The Process
Award-winning coach explains how to help players cope with mistakes and praise them when they bounce back
How Coaches Can Bridge The Generational Gap With Younger Athletes
Make the effort to communicate in a way that the athlete will both understand and be comfortable with.
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.
Basketball Practice Plan For Youth Coaches (Jr. NBA Rookie)
The Rookie level focuses on fun, being active, and learning the basic fundamental skills of basketball.
Culture Is Centered Around One Word: Compete
If players have competed to be better students, people, and players every day, they've had a good day.
Coaches Demonstrating A "Never Quit" Attitude For Players
Murphy ensures that her athletes understand how important it is to never quit, no matter the score of a game.
Greg Dale: Playing For A Coach Who Never Admits They Are Wrong
The best coaches take the blame when things go wrong, and give athletes credit when things go right.