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.
Marlon Stewart (Oregon State Men's Basketball) explains the role of personality in recruiting student-athletes
Baker suggests athletes reframe failures in sports to learn from mistakes and better focus on the next play.
Former MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson talks about forgetting mistakes to focus on the rest of the game.
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.
Developing a Mistake Ritual
In order to bounce back from mistakes, players should develop a mistake ritual.
Jim Craig: Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
Member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice USA Hockey team Jim Craig encourages youth athletes not to be afraid.
Peter Varellas, Olympic Water Polo player, On Athletes Feeling Nervous
"Nervous is normal" is the mantra of many successful athletes, as this Olympian explains.