Herm Edwards on Preparation and Practice
Herm Edwards discusses how preparation makes sports fun
Kerri Walsh Jennings on Calming Nerves
Kerri Walsh Jennings shares three things she does to help calm her nerves before competing.
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
Why Every Kid Needs Playing Time At The Youth Level No Matter What
Brad Frost talks about why coaches need to make sure every player gets enough playing time.
Nervous? Try Courageousness, Compassion And Competitiveness
Graham Betchart talks about what to do when you are nervous about some important event.
Supreme Confidence Occurs When You Realize You Can Always Trust Yourself
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart: confidence based on process AND positive results is "supreme confidence."
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.
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.
How Coaches Can Teach Mindfulness To Their Athletes
Practicing mindfulness is the easiest, cheapest way to gain control of your mind, says Dacher Keltner.
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.
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.