Focus, Language and Performance

In a new post on the USA Volleyball site John Kessel presents a big change in his teaching and feedback. He is adjusting to an external focus when teaching skill to his athletes. What does this mean? Based on the work of Gabrielle Wulf, the author of a textbook Attention and Motor Skill Learning,  Kessel  […]

Pause, Listen, Respond

Nicole Lindsay has an interesting article on Lifehacker with some really good advice on how to take constructive feedback. Her recommendations begin with suggestion that one should pause before responding, which requires tremendous maturity, but is a skill worth practicing.  The advice on how to take constructive feedback reminds me of the Victor Frankl quote […]