The Science of Winning- Part 3

Do you think coaches and parents praise too much?

In this brand new podcast series I interview Ashley Merryman, New York Times Best Selling Author of Top Dog- The Science of Winning and Losing

Here in part three of this podcast series we discuss the following:jeremy-and-ashley-merryman2

  • What is the benefit of praise?
  • What’s the best kind of praise?
  • What happens when you give too much praise to a young athlete?
  • The difference between praise and encouragement
  • The truth about the trophy industry
  • Strategies for giving out trophy’s at all levels of performance
  • Plus more!

For more information about Ashley Merryman visit

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