BOOKS, ARTICLES, BLOGS, & PODCASTS ON COMPETE-LEARN-HONOR®
Mental and Emotional Training for Tennis: Compete-Learn-Honor. (Coaches Choice, 2019). https://www.amazon.com/Mental-Emotional-Training-Tennis-Scales/dp/1606794477
The Compete-Learn-Honor Playbook: Simple Steps to Take Your Mental & Emotional Tennis & Pickleball Game to a New Level. (Coaches Choice, 2023--AVAILABLE NOW!).
Podcast for U.S. Center for SafeSport's A Champion in Every Corner: Coaches' Role in Creating Positive Environments
Podcasts for United States Tennis Association's (USTA) Compete Like A Champion:
Panel for TrueSport-US Anti-Doping Agency Conference on Mental Wellness & The Young Athlete, Dec. 2021:
Session recordings & resources at:
June 2021, 2022, 2023 Compete-Learn-Honor Webinars for THE Pickleball Summit:
Sponsored by www.BetterPickleball.com
Podcast for EssentialTennis.com:
Podcast for Way of Champions.com:
Podcasts for PickleballTherapy.com:
5-part series, Sept-Oct 2020:
Podcast for TennisFiles.com:
Podcasts for ParentingAces.com:
1st aired Nov. 10, 2022: Improving the Small Margins:
1st aired May 3, 2023: Raising Aces:
Mental-Emotional Training for Tennis:
Books, Articles, Blogs, & Podcasts on Compete-Learn-Honor
Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Articles on Compete-Learn-Honor:
The Compete-Learn-Honor approach to coaching and player development: Promoting performance growth while enhancing well-being. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/21520704.2022.2104979
Articles for "The Bench" Column in Racquet Sports Industry Magazine:
July 2021--Redefining Your Success, pp. 18 & 21:
August 2021--Positive Reinforcement (doubles emphasis), pp. 20-21:
Sept-Oct 2021--Close the Performance Gap (between practices and matches), pp. 20-21:
Nov-Dec 2021--Influence vs Control, pp. 20-21:
Feb. 2022—Stress Relievers, pp. 22-23:
April 2022--In the Moment, pp. 18, 20-21.
June 2022--When the Game Goes South, pp. 16 & 18.
Feb. 2023--Play a Love Game, pp. 18-19.
April 2023--Making it Work? When Students Complain About a Pro, Look at the Fit Before Looking for Fault, pp. 21-23.
August 2023--Dealing with Bad Line Calls, pp. 18-19.
For TrueSport-U.S. Anti-Doping Agency:
"The 3 Jobs of a Youth Sports Coach"
"7 Ways to Create a Mistake-Friendly But Excuse-Free Sports Environment"
Article on a core Compete-Learn-Honor principle, based on an interview with Coach Pete Scales, Dec. 2021:
For Coach & A.D. Magazine:
“Compete-Learn-Honor”—A Unique Approach to Mental and Emotional Training. Coach & A.D. Magazine, Nov./Dec. 2019, pp. 42-44. https://coachad.com/articles/compete-learn-honor-enhances-mental-emotional-training/
For the U.S. Professional Tennis Association, ADDVantage Magazine:
Build Your Players' "Developmental Assets"--And Chance for Success. ADDVantage Magazine, Jan. 2011, pp. 9-11.
Mental Toughness Tips Your Players Will Remember. ADDVantage Magazine, Sept. 2013, pp. 17-18, 23.
3 Simple Tactics to Help Your Players Get More Aggressive and More Consistent. ADDVantage Magazine, Nov/Dec 2018, pp. 47-48.
Build Your Players’ Mental and Emotional Strength with “Compete-Learn-Honor.” ADDVantage Magazine, Feb. 2020, pp. 51, 53).
Break the Making Excuses Habit. ADDVantage Magazine, Jan. 2021, pp. 59, 61.
Performing Under Pressure--Can Your Students Trust in the Moment? Help Build Their "Trust" Muscle. ADDVantage Magazine, June 2023, pp. 52-53.
For USA Pickleball, Pickleball Magazine:
Sept/Oct 2022: Compete, Learn and Honor Your Way to Better Play Through a Stronger Mental Game (with Martha R. Roper), Pickleball Magazine, pp. 92-93
April 2023: The Mental Game Between Pickleball Points: Why It's Harder than Tennis
For the National Alliance for Youth Sports:
Dr. Peter C. Scales--Coaching the Mental Game: Helping Young Athletes Not Be So Hard On Themselves. Sept. 2022.https://nays.org/sklive/featureshelping-young-athletes-not-be-so-hard-on-themselves/
Dr. Peter C. Scales--Coaching the Mental Game: How to Lessen the Practice-Game Day Gap. Feb. 17, 2023.https://nays.org/sklive/features/how-to-lessen-the-practice-game-day-gap/
Compete-Learn-Honor: Keys for Strengthening Athletes’ Mental and Emotional Skills. Sporting Kid Live, online magazine of the National Alliance for Youth Sports, Feb. 5, 2020. https://www.nays.org/sklive/features/compete-learn-honor-strengthening-athletes-mental-and-emotional-skills/)
Coaching Challenges: Making a Difference During These Difficult Times. Sporting Kid Live, online magazine of the National Alliance for Youth Sports, May 5, 2020.
Interview profile of Dr. Peter Scales by Greg Bach, for National Alliance for Youth Sports online magazine, Sporting Kid Live: https://nays.org/sklive/for-coaches/compete-learn-honor/
For Parenting Aces.com, for parents of high-performance junior tennis players:
July 2023: Why Do Your Kids Play So Well in Practice But Fall Apart on the Match Court? The Myth of Staying in the Moment--And How Your Child Can Get Back into the Moment
May 2023: Being a Tennis Parent Relationship Broker and Matchmaker: Four Criteria for Judging Your Child's Coaches
Blogs for Positive Coaching Alliance:
The Excuse Box:
Keep the Fun in Youth Sports by Helping Kids Love the Game More than How They Perform:
Blogs for Search Institute:
Tips for Youth Sports Coaches: Creating a Culture of Safety, Fun, and Growth.
What Young Athletes Need for Mental Wellness: “You Can’t Grow an Orchid from a Can of Sawdust.”
Mental Toughness—It’s About Relationships:
Developmental Relationships in Youth Sports Can’t Happen If Coaches Put Winning First:
Blog for ILoveToWatchYouPlay.com:
The 3 Most Important Words in Youth Sports. https://ilovetowatchyouplay.com/2021/06/16/the-3-most-important-words-in-youth-sports/