Positive Contact Between Teammates Related To Better Athletic Performance
Keltner's research indicates that players can make each other better through positive touch.
Positive Touch Is The Fundamental Language Of Successful Cooperation
Keltner's research indicates that touch is the fundamental language of cooperation and connection.
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
Advice From Performance Psychologist: Be Where Your Feet Are
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart's "Be where your feet are" approach keeps athletes focused.
The Great Irony: Focus On Process, Not Results, Gives You Better Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart explains the danger of focusing on results you can't control.
Next Play Speed: How Fast You Re-Focus Is More Important Than Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart uses the term "next-play speed" to emphasize quick recovery from mistakes.
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 Positive Effects Of Fist-Bumps And High-Fives
Dacher Keltner describes a less common way to fill teammates emotional tanks- fist-bumps, high-fives and hugs.
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.
Does Team Leadership Begin With Players Or The Coach?
Twins President says that a team needs more than just coach to act as a leader on and off the field to succeed