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.
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.
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
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
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
Oliver Luck On What Matters Most For Him As A Sports Parent
Oliver Luck--NCAA exec, former NFLer and noted sports parent--on his sports parenting values.
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
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.