Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
How Coaches Can Learn Quickly When Put In A New Coaching Position
One of the things I’ve noticed that truly great coaches have in common is that they are insatiable learners.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.
What Happens When You Positively Reinforce The Way Kids Fail
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart on the power of positive reinforcement when athletes recover from mistakes
More Complex Coaching Can Mean More Mistakes
As basketball is such a mistake-prone game, Lakers Coach Jesse Mermuys argues that for coaches, "less is more"
Lead With A Positive To Help Players Overcome Mistakes
When athletes make mistakes, Mermuys chooses to lead with a positive before following up with a correction.
Mistake Ritual In Action
Watch a coach and his team use a mistake ritual in a real-life situation of the closing seconds of a game.
Coaching for Mastery: The ELM Tree Of Mastery Toolkit For Coaches
These six steps help coaches introduce a mastery approach, instead of focusing just on the scoreboard.
Mike Brey On Avoiding Overcoaching: Don't Coach Every Dribble
Don't stop to correct every mistake, says Notre Dame Men's Basketball Coach Mike Brey. Let practice flow.