Jeffrey Marx: Sport Does Not Automatically Build Character, But It Can
Jeffrey Marx, the author of Season of Life, explains how youth sports can reinforce and teach life lessons.
Bill Damon: Youth Sports Can Be A Vehicle To Help Kids Find Their Purpose
Bill Damon discusses why purpose matters so much for people and why youth sports can provide purpose for kids.
See a PCA experts opinion on whether coaches should punish athletes with running for poor performance.
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
Ken Ravizza: How To Help Athletes Be Their Best Even On Off Days
Peak performance consultant Ken Ravizza discusses how athletes can still contribute even on their off days.
The Top 3 Reasons That Kids Have Fun In Sports
In this 1-on-1 podcast, sport scientist Amanda Visek shares the power of fun (or lack thereof) in youth sports
Why Do Girls Drop Out Of Sports At A Rate Six Times Higher Than Boys?
Listen to this podcast to see how gender stereotypes about coaching boys and girls can be detrimental.
How Coaches Can Reduce The Stress Levels Of Their Athletes
This PCA podcast features Candace Hogue, a doctoral candidate in Health Education & Psychology at Kansas.
Nutrition Matters: Just Playing Sports Cannot Prevent Obesity
Alyssa Koomas, of Healthy Kids Out Of School, gives specific advice on developing healthy eating habits.
No Research Shows A Connection Between Abusive Leadership And Success
Ben Tepper, PhD in organizational psychology from Ohio State, shares his thoughts on abusive coaching.
Paul Tough: Kids Want Challenges and Connection
Best-selling author Paul Tough describes how coaches and parents can be both warm and demanding.
Molly Fletcher: Why Fearlessness Matters
The "female Jerry Maguire", Molly Fletcher, discusses why fearlessness made her successful in sports and life.