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.
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."
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.
Getting A Mental Edge: During The Game
Become a better athlete by finding ways to adjust during the game with these tips and tools.
Getting A Mental Edge: Preparing To Compete
Prepare yourself mentally, as well as physically, for optimal performance in any situation.
Embracing Mistakes To Become Your Best
It is better to make a mistake than to be afraid of making one -- Read how to best recover and refocus here.
Keeping Cool Around Hot High School Rivalries
In the spotlight of competitive rivalries, teams feel the inspiration and challenge to be at their best.
Parent Tip: What To Do If Your Child Doesn't like Sports
Harvard Medical School's Dr. William Pollack explains how to help a child learn to like sports.