What Happens When You Positively Reinforce The Way Kids Fail
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart on the power of positive reinforcement when athletes recover from mistakes
The Power Of Saying Thank You
Saying thank you is an underrated form of filling the emotional tanks of those around you who make you better.
Using The Growth Mindset To Become Self-Confident
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
Why Do Girls Drop Out Of Sports At A Rate Six Times Higher Than Boys?
Listen to this podcast to see how gender stereotypes about coaching boys and girls can be detrimental.
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!
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?
Here's What Happens When Parents Remove Pressure From The Sidelines
If parents just enjoy watching their kid from the stands, their kid performs better and makes fewer mistakes.
Nutrition Matters: Just Playing Sports Cannot Prevent Obesity
Alyssa Koomas, of Healthy Kids Out Of School, gives specific advice on developing healthy eating habits.
USA Baseball: 5 Benefits Of Playing Multiple Sports
Learn the 5 benefits of playing multiple sports from USA Baseball's Confident Baseball Coach Course.