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.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
Find out what makes boxer Muhammad Ali so legendary in this movie, and discuss with your child or team.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to understand how equality and equity can be used to achieve fairness
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.
How Coaches Can Reduce The Stress Levels Of Their Athletes
This PCA podcast features Candace Hogue, a doctoral candidate in Health Education & Psychology at Kansas.
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.
Chris Collins On The Types Of Mistakes He Prefers
Northwesterm University Basketball Coach knows mistakes happen, so he accepts the right kind of mistakes.
Developing a Mistake Ritual
In order to bounce back from mistakes, players should develop a mistake ritual.