George Karl: Emphasizing Positive Energy
Long-time NBA Coach George Karl on the balance between maintaining positive energy and the need to correct.
George Karl: Positivity Is A Choice
Long-time NBA Coach George Karl explains how his choice to be positive helped relationships with his players.
Phil Jackson On Positive Reinforcement With Horace Grant
Legendary NBA coach shares his experience working with Horace Grant, and what that taught him about positivity
A Fun Drill For Young Beginners
Sports are full of challenges. Occasionally, run drills like this that let kids celebrate the joy of success.
The Winner's Circle For Post Game Or Practice Feedback
Sometimes positive feedback can be more impactful coming from teammates, as seen in this "Winner's Circle."
How To Use The Buddy System
See how a coach introduces the buddy system to increase positive communication between teammates.
Using "The Sugar Shaker Award"
Recognizing players for hard work or otherwise unsung tasks encourages more such efforts from more athletes.
Using The Quiet Drill To Teach Communication
Watch how temporarily preventing players from communicating can show the importance of being vocal.
How to Use If/Then Statements
Demonstrated here, using if/then statements can guide athletes into thinking for themselves.
Catch Them Doing Something Right
Watch a youth sports coach introduce the Emotional Tank to her players, and see how they respond.