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Creating Confidence - The Four Sources of Self-Efficacy [ARTICLE]


The purpose of this article is to provide coaches with a way to coach mental readiness and show why it can be just as crucial as physical readiness.... Continue

2018 USATF Indoor Championship Series Broadcast Schedule Announced [ARTICLE]

by USA Track & Field on

Indianapolis -- Continuing its landmark deal with NBC Sports Group, USA Track & Field released the 2018 USATF Indoor Championship Series...... Continue

Motivating the Track Athlete: Walking the Line Between Optimism and Realism [ARTICLE]

by NFHS on

Track has always been a very cut and dry sport. The fastest times win and advance. That has been an advantage track coaches enjoy over team...... Continue

How Teams Fail - Is Your Program Headed Towards Destruction? [ARTICLE]


No one likes to be on a losing team. Yet, many programs struggle to overcome continual defeat. Those stuck in dysfunctional and deflated...... Continue

Skill Acquisition - Evidence-Based Practices for Detecting and Correcting Errors [ARTICLE]


Feedback is one of the most important factors in skill acquisition and one of the most difficult for coaches to master. Feedback is information about performance...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

Breaking the Mold - That Happiness or Success is Only Achieved on... [ARTICLE]


This article will look at breaking the mold of happiness or success being on the other side of achievement. If the coach creates an intentionally...... Continue

Start-Up Challenges and Opportunities for New Programs [ARTICLE]


Over the last decade, frequent headlines have circulated of cross country and track and field programs being eliminated. Despite losing the occasional...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

Raske's Breakthrough In Men's Track Catapults Her Into Elite Company [ARTICLE]

by SIU Salukis on

While a freshman at Thornwood High School, SIU Director of Track and Field/Cross Country Kathleen Raske had her first, and only, female head coach.... Continue