Lead With A Positive To Help Players Overcome Mistakes
When athletes make mistakes, Mermuys chooses to lead with a positive before following up with a correction.
Positive Coaching Definition: Empathy, Not Dictation
Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Coach Jesse Mermuys defines positive coaching as empathy, not as a dictatorship.
Every Player Is Different: Careful Use Of Nonverbal Negative Feedback
NBA Coach Jesse Mermuys says it's important that coaches be aware of any nonverbal communication they exude.
Understanding Your Players' Body Language
Rather than analyze body language by itself, this NBA coach makes an effort to understand players as a whole.
When Coaches Communicate Effectively, Athletes Believe In The Message
When coaches collectively communicate the same message, it's more likely that athletes will embrace it.
With Expectation, Kids Will Always Perceive The Limitations
With expectation, one will always perceive the limitations. Evolved individuals act without expectation.
Understanding The Reasoning Behind Player Cuts As A Parent
Parents may not always understand why a coach cuts players, but the answer here could give some perspective.
6 Things For The Coach’s Off-Season Checklist
No matter how active you are during season, it’s important to make sure you're prepared for next season.
7 Ways Coaches Can Create An Inclusive Environment
Advice from PCA National Partner USA Baseball on how coaches can create an inclusive environment.
How Can Coaches Help Players Handle Bad Calls?
Find out how coaches can help players deal with a difficult, game-changing, erroneous call by the referee.