Let Kids Learn Sports By Watching, Rather Than Detailed Explanations
Matt Kata talks about how kids watching professionals can sometimes be the best teacher.
Positive Coaching Vs. Negative Coaching In Helping Kids Improve Quickly
Jack Clark believes that coaches get much more out of a player by focusing on his or her strengths.
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Former pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz shares that moving on from mistakes is an attitude desired by coaches.
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
Trusting The Process Even When You Dislike The Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
No Matter What The Score Is, If You Reward Effort, Results Come Later
Tod Creneti talks about how rewarding things like effort regardless of the score make a team better.
When A Kid Makes A Brutal Mistake, They Know It
Brad Frost talks about how to coach up a kid who has made a big mistake in a game.
How Young Athletes Benefit From Constructive Feedback Later In Life
Olympic Rower Gevvie Stone on the value of processing a coach's feedback for success in sports and beyond.
What Steve Kerr Learned From Pete Carroll
Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Chris Ballard takes us inside a meeting between Pete Carroll and Steve Kerr.
3 Ways Coaches Positively Impacted Alexi Lalas
Challenge, teaching life lessons, and discernible improvement were three ways that coaches impacted Lalas.
Positive Reinforcement Helps Kids Improve More Quickly Than Yelling Does
Jack Clark believes that the best way to improve a team is to focus on what the team is doing well.
How Coaches Can Help Athletes See The Big Picture In Difficult Moments
When coaches bring perspective to difficult moments, it can help athletes value and embrace the process.