The Athlete first approach works on the premise that athletes are complex social beings and that respecting that complexity is crucial to a healthy career in sports.
First, I’m not claiming they don’t work; I’m simply pointing out a problem with the common use of positive affirmations – albeit a big one. Positive affirmations only work if …
It has been a while since I have written here because of technical difficulties I have now conquered. And I come to you today to share content from our social …
A comparison of two tumbling champions 90 years apart.
On how the process of observing our potential is perfect.
Conversations with young athletes that illustrate the importance of self-esteem and respect.
On what a coach should be and the effects of positive coaching.
A warning to coaches who believe they have absolute power over their athletes to have better conversations instead of preaching all the time.
Rebranding the Coach’s Log to focus on more meaningful, critical conversation with our athletes.
How to write a good, effective mission statement for Invert City.