Get It Right The First Time? It's A Fluke.
Mistakes are the lifeblood of learning and coaches should aim for a mastery approach to learning new skills.
Coaches Must Let Athletes Know That They Value Effort
Mindset author Carol Dweck explains why coaches should emphasize with athletes how much they value effort.
Focus On Long Term Improvement, Not Immediate Wins
Women's pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz discuses the importance of mastering a skill vs. winning a game.
Tommy Amaker On Setting Standards
Harvard Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker explains the value of internal standards vs external expectations.
How To Use Positive Charting
Sometimes positive feedback can be more impactful coming from teammates, like here in a Winner's Circle.
Effort Goals Explained
Effort goals help youth players focus on the things under their own 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 Use Non-Traditional Stats And Keep Everyone Involved
See how you can keep all players engaged, while recognizing players for non-traditional contributions.
The Coaching Philosophy Of An NBA Coach
See Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens describe key aspects of his coaching philosophy.
Julie Foudy On Paid Coaches And Winning vs. Development
Coaches must learn to balance the desire to win with the need to develop better athletes and better people.