The Indians Praise Process, And Parents Can, Too
The Cleveland Indians Manager of Youth Baseball Development emphasizes the "achievement of process."
Using Targeted Symbolic Rewards With Your Athletes
An excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson on how to honor players for their efforts.
George Karl: Emphasizing Positive Energy
Long-time NBA Coach George Karl on the balance between maintaining positive energy and the need to correct.
Coaches Must Let Athletes Know That They Value Effort
Mindset author Carol Dweck explains why coaches should emphasize with athletes how much they value effort.
Redefining Success In Baseball And Softball
Jeff Rodin of the Arizona Diamondbacks explains how to redefine success in a sport where failure is likely.
Parent Tip: Praise Effort, Not Performance To Motivate Kids
Complimenting performance is less effective for motivation than praising specific effort.
The Benefits Of Making A Million Mistakes
Former women's soccer player, Jenny Ruiz, talks about how making mistakes is important to mastering skills.
Cultivating A Teachable Spirit
Become a better athlete by cultivating a teachable spirit -- constantly look for ways to improve your skills.
Why Player Retention Is The Mark Of A Good Coach
US Lacrosse blog post on helping players look forward to next year regardless of this season's record.
Helping Athletes Find A Higher Gear
Expert advice on how to get the very best from your athletes.