Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Parents Intervening When Coaches Act Inappropriately In Front Of Kids
If a coach ignores pitch count or playing time rules, he is willing to win at the cost of his players
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?
5 Ways That Sports Teach Humility And Teamwork
Moments of "awe" in sports make you more interested in others experiences than your own- a humbling experience
After Injuries, It's Not About When Kids Return To Play, But How
It's natural to want to help your kid back from injury, but parents must also think about quality of treatment
Why A Positive Culture Matters When Coaches Come And Go
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.
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.
The Bulldozer Parent Who Protects Their Kid From Life Lessons
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
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
Athletes Remember Life Lessons And Experiences More Than They Do Winning
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.