What Coaches Can Do When An Opponent Trash Talks
Opposing coaches in our league "trash talk" to our players during games. What's the best way to address this?
Teaching Athletes How "Relaxed Intensity" Improves Performance
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on the importance of focus and relaxation.
During Conditioning Drills, Help Athletes Focus On Skills
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on the perils of using running as punishment
Training Is Natural For Our Bodies Whether It Is Fun or Work
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on keeping workouts fun.
Even The Youngest Athletes Can Process Complex Information
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-coach on the surprising mental capability of youth athletes
Help Athletes Get To Know Themselves, And They Will Learn How To Learn
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on helping athletes get to know themselves
Here's What Happens When Parents Remove Pressure From The Sidelines
If parents just enjoy watching their kid from the stands, their kid performs better and makes fewer mistakes.
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.
When Coaches Communicate Effectively, Athletes Believe In The Message
When coaches collectively communicate the same message, it's more likely that athletes will embrace it.
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?