What Happens When Coaches And Parents Set The Wrong Example In Tough Times
Mariucci talks about tough challenges and how parents and coaches need to be mindful that kids are watching.
When A Kid Makes A Brutal Mistake, They Know It
Brad Frost talks about how to coach up a kid who has made a big mistake in a game.
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.
How Coaches Can Help Athletes See The Big Picture In Difficult Moments
When coaches bring perspective to difficult moments, it can help athletes value and embrace the process.
Coaches Who See Athletes Make A Mistake Can Remind Them Of The Process
Award-winning coach explains how to help players cope with mistakes and praise them when they bounce back
The 8 Benefits Of Mindfulness For Coaches And Athletes
Mindfulness can help with nervousness or anxiety, as well as help people move on from mistakes.
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.
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
More Complex Coaching Can Mean More Mistakes
As basketball is such a mistake-prone game, Lakers Coach Jesse Mermuys argues that for coaches, "less is more"
Lead With A Positive To Help Players Overcome Mistakes
When athletes make mistakes, Mermuys chooses to lead with a positive before following up with a correction.
Mistake Ritual In Action
Watch a coach and his team use a mistake ritual in a real-life situation of the closing seconds of a game.