Flush Mistakes Or They'll Weigh You Down Like A Backpack
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Brad Frost is the Head Coach for the University of Minnesota Women's Ice Hockey (@GopherWHockey) team. The Bethel University graduate has guided the Gophers to four NCAA national championships, six NCAA Frozen Four appearances, five WCHA regular season titles and three WCHA Final Face-Off championships. Frost concluded the 2015-16 season with a career record of 293-45-22 (.844) and has not had a team finish lower than second in the WCHA.
Frost talks about how a player responds to a mistake can change how they play the entire game. He emphasizes the importance of having a short memory when it comes to messing up. Each time a player messes up and does not let it go, he says that is like adding a five-pound weight. Eventually, the weight of the failure will just lead to more mistakes and then more weight. By quickly moving on, players can avoid mistakes in the future and be more successful going forward.