Tommy Amaker On Setting Standards
Harvard Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker explains the value of internal standards vs external expectations.
Peter Varellas, Olympic Water Polo Player, On Hard Work Paying Off
An Olympian explains the importance of hard work and how it connects to future success.
Peter Varellas, Olympic Water Polo player, On Athletes Feeling Nervous
"Nervous is normal" is the mantra of many successful athletes, as this Olympian explains.
How To Use Positive Charting
Sometimes positive feedback can be more impactful coming from teammates, like here in a Winner's Circle.
Using The Quiet Drill To Teach Communication
Watch how temporarily preventing players from communicating can show the importance of being vocal.
Effort Goals Explained
Effort goals help youth players focus on the things under their own control.
How To Use An Opening Team Ritual
Watch a high school coach use an opening ritual to start practice and help players prepare to focus.
The ELM Tree of Mastery helps players perform their best by having them focus on the things they can control.
The Importance Of A Closing Ritual
Watch this coach explain the routine she has at the end of every practice, and how it helps her team.
How To Deliver Halftime Feedback
A youth coach explains the importance of halftime and how he provides guidelines and feedback to his players.