Keeping Perspective in Youth Sports
Tips and warning signs from PCA National Partner USA Baseball on keeping perspective of youth sports.
Applying Positivity In Sport
This summary of research, including some by PCA Advisory Board Members, explores how positivity aids athletes.
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Sports Parenting Do's And Don'ts
A summary of studies on how parents influence performance and attitudes of their youth athletes.
How To Use Imagery And Visualization To Improve Athletic Performance
Imagery & visualization can help athletes connect mind and body and imagine new possibiliities for performance
Applying For PCA's Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship
Learn about PCA's Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship for student-athletes of exemplary character.
How Youth Athletes Grow When Coaches And Parents Let Go
US Lacrosse's Wendell Lee suggests taking a step back to leave room for young athletes to learn and grow.
10 Best Sports For Kids With ADHD Or Learning Disabilities
Learn which sports are most effective to combat common symptoms of ADHD and ADD in youth athletes.
The ABC’s Of Becoming A Complete Player
Awareness, Balance, and Communication are all important in developing as a complete player and person.
40 Lessons Learned (Or Not Learned) In A Coaching Career
Learn from ultimate coach Tiina Booth why a growth mindset throughout your coaching career is important.
45-Minute Basketball Workout For High School Athletes
A confidence-building detailed workout from USA Basketball for athletes to complete three times per week