May 8, 2020
Dr. Peter Scales, a developmental psychologist, researcher, author, and speaker, internationally recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the positive development of children and youth, joins the podcast. In part 1 of 2, Dr. L, Coach Johnny and Dr. Scales discuss how a psychologist fell in love with tennis and how he was able to use his training to aid his tennis. Dr. Scales details his Compete - Learn - Honor Philosophy as an approach to teaching mental and emotional strength for tennis and how he integrates this into his work with tennis athletes. Any coach looking to create or refine a philosophy of mental and emotional training will especially enjoy this podcast.
National Alliance for Youth Sports article on Dr. Peter Scales principles: https://www.nays.org/sklive/features/compete-learn-honor-strengthening-athletes-mental-and-emotional-skills/
"Mental and Emotional Training for Tennis" by Dr. Peter Scales: https://www.amazon.com/Mental-Emotional-Training-Tennis-Scales/dp/1606794477/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1545250693&sr=8-1&keywords=9781606794470