Whether you’re a coach or parent to a young athlete, the way that you praise them after a competition can have a deep impact.
Creating positive impact for your athletes doesn’t mean being a relentlessly perky cheerleader. Here are ways to improve your coaching.
Here are best practices on how youth sport coaches can prepare themselves and their team for new teammates.
Here are five ways you can create a positive team culture where athletes are excited to show up for practice.
Focus on the mental side of the game to help your multi-sport athlete as they struggle to keep all the balls in the air—literally and figuratively.
For well-rounded, lifelong athletes, a focus on recognizing effort rather than results can yield more long-term benefits.
Ask the Expert: How Coaches Build Cohesive Teams, with Sports Psychologist Roberta Kraus, Ph.D. One of the confusing and challenging conversations in education and youth sports centers on whether teaching and coaching should be gender-blind, or whether there are scientifically valid reasons girls and boys should be coached differently. Sports psychologist and TrueSport Expert, Roberta…
How Coaches Can Prevent Bullying Colorado College Head Volleyball Coach Rick Swan shares three easy ways you can create a bullying-free environment your athletes will love being a part of.
9 Ways Coaches Can Prevent Bullying Unfortunately, bullying is not uncommon. Over 70% of teens report seeing some kind of bullying in their schools, and 30% admit to having taken part in bullying. Defined as intentionally using verbal or physical means to intimidate or harm, more simply bullying is repeatedly hurting someone else’s body or…
Why Coaches Bully And What To Do By: Dimity McDowell JC always loved to run. She pinned on her first race bib at age six and in middle school was recruited to train with the high school’s junior varsity team. When she finally entered a suburban Denver high school, she was ready to see how…