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How Your Child Athlete Can Imagine Success Into Reality

Once your child has a dream, and has taken aim on some specific targets (goals), it’s time to teach a skill that increases the chances for success. The third step in the Chump to Champ® journey is to imagine the accomplishment of goals as if they’re already done. It involves the purposeful use of one’s…
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How to Help Your Child Athlete Set and Reach Goals

I help parents teach their child champion lessons for life on and off the field. How to take aim at and reach specific targets or goals is the second of four steps in my success formula for parents and their child athlete. The first step is parents must encourage their child to dream and dream…
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Easy Dream Making Tips for Parents of Young Athletes

When I dreamed of being a national water ski champion for the very first time, I was still living in Minnesota and driving my car across a frozen lake to go ice fishing! As parents of a youth athlete, the most important thing you can do is encourage your child to dream and dream big.…
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Coaches Come in Four Flavors: The Owl Coach

When it comes to behavioral style, your child’s coach usually displays a preference for one of four styles.  Some coaches are “outgoing” (more assertive) and some are “reserved”, (less assertive).  In addition, some coaches are very “task” oriented (focused on chores), and others are very “relationship” oriented, (focused more on people). While every coach is…
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