Coaches Listening Can Help Athletes Work Through Grief And Struggle
Greg Lum Ho says the role of a coach is to listen to the athlete to help them process their grief.
Often Coaches Can Be A Second Father Or Mother
Kids often need a guiding force in their life, even outside of sports, and coaches can help provide that.
There Is A Difference Between Honest Criticism And Negativity
Clark says that criticism doesn't always have to be negative in nature, but honest reflection is important.
Team Chemistry Is Undervalued In The Day And Age Of Sabermetrics
Souza admits that talent is important, but team chemistry is often what puts teams over the top.
When Coaches Check In With Players At Practice, It Makes Them Feel Valued
Touch points, according to Frost, are an invaluable method to make sure no player goes without attention.
David Griffin: Leaders Can Choose To Be A Fountain Or A Drain
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Positive Contact Between Teammates Related To Better Athletic Performance
Keltner's research indicates that players can make each other better through positive touch.
Positive Touch Is The Fundamental Language Of Successful Cooperation
Keltner's research indicates that touch is the fundamental language of cooperation and connection.
The Positive Effects Of Fist-Bumps And High-Fives
Dacher Keltner describes a less common way to fill teammates emotional tanks- fist-bumps, high-fives and hugs.
The Power Of Saying Thank You
Saying thank you is an underrated form of filling the emotional tanks of those around you who make you better.