Using The Growth Mindset To Become Self-Confident
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resilience
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
Kids Always Answer That They Want To Hear Nothing From Sideline Parents
O'Sullivan urges parents to ask their kids what will be most helpful for them during games rather than yelling
What Happens When You Positively Reinforce The Way Kids Fail
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart on the power of positive reinforcement when athletes recover from mistakes
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.
6 Life Lessons From The Cubs In The 2016 World Series
Here are six lessons that youth sports participants can take away from the Cubs’ 2016 World Series win.
Paul Tough: Kids Want Challenges and Connection
Best-selling author Paul Tough describes how coaches and parents can be both warm and demanding.
Pat Fitzgerald: Sports Parents Seeking More Playing Time
When conversations with parents turn to playing time, he asks whether the parents have talked to their son.