The Importance Of Positivity For Kids With Difficult Backgrounds
By teaching the fundamentals and structure in a positive way, Thomas notices that kids begin to thrive.
Billie Jean King: It Matters What You Do Now And Tomorrow, Not Yesterday
Billie Jean King ([@BillieJeanKing](https://twitter.com/BillieJeanKing)) -- a 2009 recipient of...
Even If You Aren't LeBron James, You Can Still Be A Game Changer
Former General Manager claims that a focus on fundamentals can allow any player to make a difference.
David Griffin: Be Cautious Of Success Breeding Complacency
Griffin shares that players think they're better than they are after accomplishing something great together.
Culture Is Centered Around One Word: Compete
If players have competed to be better students, people, and players every day, they've had a good day.
There Is A Difference Between Honest Criticism And Negativity
Clark says that criticism doesn't always have to be negative in nature, but honest reflection is important.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
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."
The Impact Of Growing Up Around Great Athletes
Ken Taylor ('85 Chicago Bears) recalls growing up in the legendary track and field haven known as "Speed City"
Help Athletes Get To Know Themselves, And They Will Learn How To Learn
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on helping athletes get to know themselves