Nervous? Try Courageousness, Compassion And Competitiveness
Graham Betchart talks about what to do when you are nervous about some important event.
Pressure And Mistakes Are Part Of What Make Sports Exciting And Important
Christian Lavers says that pressure makes the game exciting and fun, but with that comes mistakes.
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.
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.
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.
Peter Varellas, Olympic Water Polo player, On Athletes Feeling Nervous
"Nervous is normal" is the mantra of many successful athletes, as this Olympian explains.