Parents Need To Stop Trophy-Chasing And Let Their Kids Learn
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
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."
5 Ways That Sports Teach Humility And Teamwork
Moments of "awe" in sports make you more interested in others experiences than your own- a humbling experience
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."
Have Your Athletes Reflect On Gratitude Once Per Week And See The Results
Dacher Keltner, Director of the Greater Good Science Center, shares the positive impact of reflection.
The Right Mindset To Succeed In Baseball, The Game Of Failure
According to Dave St. Peter, baseball is a game of failure, but that doesn't mean you can't learn to succeed.
Parental Perspective From An Elite Athlete
Elite athlete Samantha Salvia on what she hopes her young son takes from his youth sports experience.
Steve Kerr: Coaching Isn't Controlling (In Basketball Or Any Sport)
Golden State Warriors Coach and five-time NBA Champion Steve Kerr advises youth sports coaches.
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"
Teaching Athletes How "Relaxed Intensity" Improves Performance
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on the importance of focus and relaxation.