The Importance Of Positivity For Kids With Difficult Backgrounds
By teaching the fundamentals and structure in a positive way, Thomas notices that kids begin to thrive.
Billie Jean King: It Matters What You Do Now And Tomorrow, Not Yesterday
Billie Jean King ([@BillieJeanKing](https://twitter.com/BillieJeanKing)) -- a 2009 recipient of...
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
Jack Clark on what it truly means to be a team oriented player and why that is something he looks for.
Coaches can think they know it all right away. Dave St. Peter says he still doesn't know it all years later.
Even If You Aren't LeBron James, You Can Still Be A Game Changer
Former General Manager claims that a focus on fundamentals can allow any player to make a difference.
David Griffin: Be Cautious Of Success Breeding Complacency
Griffin shares that players think they're better than they are after accomplishing something great together.
Culture Is Centered Around One Word: Compete
If players have competed to be better students, people, and players every day, they've had a good day.
There Is A Difference Between Honest Criticism And Negativity
Clark says that criticism doesn't always have to be negative in nature, but honest reflection is important.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
The Impact Of Growing Up Around Great Athletes
Ken Taylor ('85 Chicago Bears) recalls growing up in the legendary track and field haven known as "Speed City"