Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
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
Twins President says that a team needs more than just coach to act as a leader on and off the field to succeed
Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald on the value of respect for other coaches in college football.
According to Dave St. Peter, baseball is a game of failure, but that doesn't mean you can't learn to succeed.
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.