The ROOTS Of Honoring The Game And Sportsmanship
Honor the game by showing respect for the rules, opponents, officials, teammates and yourself.
Tempted To Cheat
Don't cheat! Respect yourself and your standards, even when others don’t.
Use our printable back-to-school guide to help you make this your best sports season ever!
Former pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz shares that moving on from mistakes is an attitude desired by coaches.
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
Not clicking with your coach? Find ways to work together using these strategies.
Developing Double Vision
Learn when to look internally vs externally for the betterment of the team.
Cultivating A Teachable Spirit
Become a better athlete by cultivating a teachable spirit -- constantly look for ways to improve your skills.
Sportsmanship: Honoring The Game Toolkit For Coaches
Coaches can teach sportsmanship through PCA's acronym, ROOTS, and share it with athletes and their parents.
Supporting Your Children When They Make Mistakes
How to demonstrate unconditional support of your child while reinforcing a mastery approach to the sport.
Life Lessons From Game-Time Mistakes
Focus on the big picture -- life lessons -- when helping your child past mistakes made in competition.
Seize Teachable Moments In Televised Sports To Reinforce Character
How to discuss with your youth athletes examples of good and bad behavior seen during televised sports.