Basketball Practice Plan For Youth Coaches (Jr. NBA Rookie)
The Rookie level focuses on fun, being active, and learning the basic fundamental skills of basketball.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Chris Collins about how he transformed Northwestern from a perennial loser to a successful team over 4 years.
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.
Greg Dale: Playing For A Coach Who Never Admits They Are Wrong
The best coaches take the blame when things go wrong, and give athletes credit when things go right.
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?
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.
The Top 3 Reasons That Kids Have Fun In Sports
In this 1-on-1 podcast, sport scientist Amanda Visek shares the power of fun (or lack thereof) in youth sports
When Speaking To Young Kids In Sports, Crouch Down To Their Level
Oliver Luck--NCAA exec, former NFLer and noted sports parent--on communicating with youth athletes.
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.
Pat Fitzgerald: Sports Parents Seeking More Playing Time
When conversations with parents turn to playing time, he asks whether the parents have talked to their son.