How Self-Compassion Helps With Resilience And Handling Failure
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
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.
See a PCA experts opinion on whether coaches should punish athletes with running for poor performance.
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
A One Minute Explanation Of Mindfulness For Coaches And Athletes
In one minute, Dacher Keltner explains what mindfulness is and how coaches and athletes can use it.
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 Coaches Can Reduce The Stress Levels Of Their Athletes
This PCA podcast features Candace Hogue, a doctoral candidate in Health Education & Psychology at Kansas.
Chris Collins On The Types Of Mistakes He Prefers
Northwesterm University Basketball Coach knows mistakes happen, so he accepts the right kind of mistakes.
Developing a Mistake Ritual
In order to bounce back from mistakes, players should develop a mistake ritual.
Skilled But Passive In Games
This Ask PCA blog user want to know how to help a child who is skilled, but passive in games.
Jim Craig: Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
Member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice USA Hockey team Jim Craig encourages youth athletes not to be afraid.