5 Ways For Young Athletes to Improve Their Mental Health During COVID-19
Student-athletes face abrupt changes from the pandemic and it is critical that they focus on mental health.
Herm Edwards on Preparation and Practice
Herm Edwards discusses how preparation makes sports fun
Now seven months in, we’ve learned a few things about the pandemic’s wider impact on youth & HS sports.
Coaches can get involved in leadership in a different way by talking about character-building and identity.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
Nervous? Try Courageousness, Compassion And Competitiveness
Graham Betchart talks about what to do when you are nervous about some important event.
Supreme Confidence Occurs When You Realize You Can Always Trust Yourself
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart: confidence based on process AND positive results is "supreme confidence."
Coaching Athletes Who Play With Fear Of Losing
Coach your players to lock into the present moment, focused on what they can control, says Lucid Performance.
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
Advice From Performance Psychologist: Be Where Your Feet Are
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart's "Be where your feet are" approach keeps athletes focused.
How This Coach Helped His Athletes Overcome Negative Self-Talk
Kiha Pimental, former Stanford University Football Player, on how to encourage positive self talk.
3 Building Blocks of Success: Focus, Emotional Control, Attitude
Renowned Sport Psychologist Saul Miller on 3 building blocks of success for both coaches and athletes.
Tips on Mental Training and Confidence
These tips brought to you by Lucid: Mental Training for Athletes.