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.
Mindfulness Skeptic? Watch A Great Pitcher Or Free-Throw Shooter
To Keltner, someone shooting a free throw or going through their pitching routine is mindfulness in action.
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
Chris Collins about how he transformed Northwestern from a perennial loser to a successful team over 4 years.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
5 Ways That Sports Teach Humility And Teamwork
Moments of "awe" in sports make you more interested in others experiences than your own- a humbling experience
Have Your Athletes Reflect On Gratitude Once Per Week And See The Results
Dacher Keltner, Director of the Greater Good Science Center, shares the positive impact of reflection.
Team Dynamics And The Role Of Positive Team Culture In Sustained Success
University of Virginia Baseball Coach Brian O'Connor discusses how to build team culture and why that matters.
Teaching Athletes How "Relaxed Intensity" Improves Performance
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on the importance of focus and relaxation.
Lead With A Positive To Help Players Overcome Mistakes
When athletes make mistakes, Mermuys chooses to lead with a positive before following up with a correction.
"What's In It For Me?": Positive Coaching Pays Back Tenfold
A coaching legend describes the long-term payoff of positive coaching and how it helps players develop.
Skill Development: Ask And Listen
Award winning coach Kyle McIntyre prioritizes skill development by asking what the kids want to learn.