Life Lesson: Work Hard When You Don't Want To
Effort is of high value in sports. Making an effort when you just don't want to is even more important.
Creating A Culture Of Character
An award-winning coach suggests that coaches model character to create a culture of character on their teams.
Sportsmanship Through Shared Meals
Spend time with opponents outside of competition to help your athletes learn perspective and respect.
The Real Meaning Of Respecting Rules And Showing Good Sportsmanship
Coach your athletes to play as hard as they can within the rules.
Former Olympic Skater Rachael Flatt On The Traits Of A Great Coach
In individual sports, athletes should seek coaches who will aid development in sports and in life.
Using Teachable Moments To Help Athletes Grow
Watch a youth hockey coach asking his team what they learned from the recent Winter Olympic Games.
3 Steps To Maximize Positive Youth Development
Psychological research shows three steps for youth to develop through sports.
5 Qualities That Ensure Success In Sports And Life
Learn from this sports psychologists about the overlapping qualities of success in sports and life.
How To Get Your Athletes To See The Bigger Picture
Coaches should help athletes recognize that skills learned in sports are transferrable to life.
Steve Hawes: Emphasizing Integrity Through Action
Steve Hawes, former NBA Star, explains how kids focus only on winning unless you show them what else matters.