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Appreciating Steph Curry's Mastery Approach To The Three-Pointer

Appreciating Steph Curry's Mastery Approach To The Three-Pointer

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PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. She graduated from Barnard College in 1967 and earned a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1972. She taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford faculty in 2004.

On April 22, 2017, Stanford Professor and author of Mindset, Dr. Carol Dweck, was awarded PCA's Ronald L. Jensen award for Lifetime Achievement at the 16th annual National Youth Sports Awards. This clip is a from Carol Dweck's interview on-stage with PCA National Advisory Board Member Julie Foudy.

When asked who her favorite athlete was, Dweck remarked that her favorite was Steph Curry for the masterful way he perfected the three-pointer. Although he often makes it look effortless on the court, she appreciates how he didn't just say his shot was "good enough" at a certain point, but instead put in the effort to constantly improve and perfect his shot (even now), something that continues to make him one of the best three-point shooters ever.

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To learn more about PCA's National Youth Sports Awards and Dr. Carol Dweck, click here: http://positivecoach.org/the-pca-blog/emotions-rise-at-youth-sports-awar...