Pat Fitzgerald: Positivity as a Cornerstone of Northwestern Football
PCA hosted Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald on the Power of Positive Podcast, powered by Tipevo.
Denver Broncos On Next Play Mentality, Overcoming Adversity, Dedication
Tim Patrick, Garett Bolles, Justin Simmons and Adam Gotsis of the Denver Broncos talk about key PCA principles
Now seven months in, we’ve learned a few things about the pandemic’s wider impact on youth & HS sports.
Coaches can get involved in leadership in a different way by talking about character-building and identity.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
Steve Mariucci: Don't Embarrass Your Athletes
Coach Steve Mariucci on how to keep players positive, and to not break them down.
When A Coach Embarrasses Their Athletes, It Makes The Coach's Job Harder
Dave Preston: The Importance of a Teachable Moment
Preston emphasizes the importance of recognizing the teachable moments with your athletes.
Why Coaches Should Avoid Criticizing Immediately After A Mistake
Tod Creneti, HS football coach, presents a positive outcome when an athlete has made a mistake.
Dan James: Effort Allows Athletes To Be Triumphant In Failure
In his time as a wheelchair tennis coach, James recounts a story of an athlete who was triumphant in failure.
What Happens When You Positively Reinforce The Way Kids Fail
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart on the power of positive reinforcement when athletes recover from mistakes
See How This Coach Uses A Mistake Ritual In A Game
A Mistake Ritual helps youth athletes to let go of their mistakes and stay ready for the next action.
Former Olympian: Failure Is Not Failure If You Learn From It
Former Olympian Erica McClain urges coaches to help athletes re-frame failure as a positive teachable moment.