Coaching and Mistakes

In youth sports, the way that a coach deals with mistakes is one of the great differentiating factors between coaches. Some view mistakes as something to eliminate; others view mistakes as part of the learning process, and an essential step, especially for young players. The coach’s viewpoint informs his coaching style and his or her communication with the players. […]

The Positive Response to Mistakes

Originally published in Los Angeles Sports & Fitness In the 2008 College Baseball World Series, Fresno State University lost Game 1 in the best of three series against Georgia, but bounced back to win the next two games. In game three, Fresno State‚Äôs shortstop, freshman Danny Muno, made three errors. The third error came in Read more about The Positive Response to Mistakes[…]