"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
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.
Parents: Encourage Your Kid To Try EVERYTHING Before Intervening
John O'Sullivan says that kids needs to do everything they can to earn playing time before parents step in.
The Worst Part Of Youth Sports For Kids Is The Car-Ride Home
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
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...
What Takeaways Are There, If Any, From The Show Friday Night Tykes?
What is PCA’s viewpoint on the show *Friday Night Tykes * that sensationalizes screaming coaches and parents?
Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resiliency
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
Kids Always Answer That They Want To Hear Nothing From Sideline Parents
O'Sullivan urges parents to ask their kids what will be most helpful for them during games rather than yelling
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.
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.