Cut From The Team? Didn't Make The Grade? Keep Showing Up
Graham Betchart talks about the importance of persistence when trying to accomplish something.
Don't Measure Parenting Success Through Your Kid's Achievements
Matt Hayden talks about the importance of letting kids know that athletics are a safe place to fail.
Coaches Who Are Proactive With Parents Have Fewer Problems With Them
John O'Sullivan stresses the importance communication plays in building trust between parents and coaches.
Positive Coaching Takes Work, But It Makes My Job Easier
Jack Clark talks about how coaching positively can be challenging, but is necessary.
Trusting The Process Even When You Dislike The Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
If Coaches Do Their Job Right, Players Will Want To Come Back Forever
Tod Creneti says a good coach will inspire a player to come back 25 years later.
No Matter What The Score Is, If You Reward Effort, Results Come Later
Tod Creneti talks about how rewarding things like effort regardless of the score make a team better.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
Don't Grade Yourself On Results, Grade Yourself On Process
Michael Connell stresses that it is more important that you focus on execution rather than the result.
Why It's Important To Understand The Game, Not Just Be Athletic
Brad Frost talks about how understanding the game separates the really good players from the elite.