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
Team Dynamics And The Role Of Positive Team Culture In Sustained Success
University of Virginia Baseball Coach Brian O'Connor discusses how to build team culture and why that matters.
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.
With Expectation, Kids Will Always Perceive The Limitations
With expectation, one will always perceive the limitations. Evolved individuals act without expectation.
Paul Tough: Kids Want Challenges and Connection
Best-selling author Paul Tough describes how coaches and parents can be both warm and demanding.
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.
Even The Youngest Athletes Can Process Complex Information
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-coach on the surprising mental capability of youth athletes