What To Do When Your Most Talented Player Has The Worst Attitude
It can be an incredibly frustrating situation if your best player has a bad attitude. She could bring you...
Top Quotes On The Value Of Effort And Practice
The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were...
Growth Mindset Quotes From Carol Dweck
Read these top quotes from PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck on having a Growth Mindset.
Top 10 Tips For Sports Parents
Carol Dweck, author of Mindset, offers these 10 tips for all sports parents to inspire and motivate their kid.
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
Using Targeted Symbolic Rewards With Your Athletes
An excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson on how to honor players for their efforts.
Maximize Effort By Rewarding Unsuccessful Effort
This excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson explains how to inspire more effort.
A Post-Game Mastery Approach For Officials
Master your skills as an official by reflecting back on the competition and how you can improve.