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Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less

Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those ...

Why Mindfulness Is the Athlete's Secret Weapon

The phrase "sports are 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical" is often said—but how often do we take it to heart? Generally, the mental stren...

5 Science-Backed Training Tips Swimmers Can Use to Dominate the Pool

Swimmers spend a lot of time working on their technique and conditioning in the water. Around and around the black line they go, throwing up astron...

Kobe Bryant Reveals How He Handled Starting Just 7 Games in His First Two NBA Seasons

18 All-Star selections. 11 All-NBA First Team appearances. 5 NBA Championships. With all the incredible accolades Kobe Bryant accumulated ove...

Youth Sports Coaches Need to Take the Negativity out of 'Accountability'

Every coach I've ever met talks about accountability at one point or another. However, many of them use it largely in negative terms: "You did some...