The Indians Praise Process, And Parents Can, Too
The Cleveland Indians Manager of Youth Baseball Development emphasizes the "achievement of process."
Telling Kids They're Talented Harms Them
Mindset author Carol Dweck explains why parents should talk about the process of sports, instead of talent.
Online Training Courses
The online courses offered by PCA are designed to help coaches, parents, athletes and officials win.
Mike Nealy: How Losing Creates Teachable Moments For Youth Athletes
Sports executive, youth coach and parent explains how helping his son process a loss leads to life lessons.
Parent Tip: Praise Effort, Not Performance To Motivate Kids
Complimenting performance is less effective for motivation than praising specific effort.
This form is for coaches and administrators to share with parents, pledging positive fan behavior.
Supporting Your Children When They Make Mistakes
How to demonstrate unconditional support of your child while reinforcing a mastery approach to the sport.
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Swimming 101 For Sports Parents
Swimming basics from USA Swimming for parents of new swimmers.
Should Line Drills Be Called "Suicides"?
Check out PCA experts' take on a time-tested drill in youth sports with a controversial name.