Why Players Can Take The Lead In Picking Their Own Captains
Why the team should choose their own leaders and the staff is responsible for developing those leaders.
"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.
Ask The Leading Questions And Your Players Will Find The Answers
USA Field Hockey Coach allows her athletes to discover what works best for them in a particular skill or role.
Failing One Time Doesn't Make You A Failure
Tom Herman, University of Texas Head Football Coach, describes how one failure or mistake doesn't define you.
Working Hard And Smiling Are Two Signs Of A Great Practice Environment
Christian Lavers talks about the signs that a coach has created the right environment for the players.
Coaching Athletes Who Play With Fear Of Losing
Coach your players to lock into the present moment, focused on what they can control, says Lucid Performance.
Inspiration Of The Day: Either Find A Way To Succeed Or Make One
This award-winning coach has a Latin saying on her door that means “I will find a way or make one.”
Mental Training, Much Like Physical Training, Requires Repetition
Some athletes are surprised to learn that repetitive exercise is the key to mental training.
Coaches That Think They Know It All Set A Bad Example For Athletes
Coaches who stop learning set an example for players to stop learning, too, says Graham Betchart of Lucid.
What Coaches Can Say When Young Kids Are Pumped To Specialize Early
Matt Kata talks about how important it is for kids to play a variety of sports.