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How to Help Young Athletes Build Confidence

Sometimes players lose their confidence leaving parents with the burning question, “What can I do to help restore that swagger?” I’ve witnessed many coaches who rebuke and scold to such a degree that players experience fear more often than confidence. They become so afraid of making a mistake that they lose their natural swagger and…
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How Sports Parents Nurture Winning Connections with Coaches

The parent/coach relationship is important for the sake of your child’s skill development and social development. However, it can be a tricky relationship for you due to two factors: Your emotional investment in your child’s progress. The complexity of issues a coach faces in making so many subjective decisions that affect your child and the…
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How Sports Parents Can Reward Learning

Self-confidence might be the most fragile and yet most important asset your child has. It is made up of a set of fundamental beliefs about “self” that have been formulated over the years by listening and watching the messages coming from you, the parent. As both a credible and primary influence in a child’s young…
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How to Help Your Child Athlete Believe in Themselves 100%

Parents help their child succeed on and off the field by encouraging his/her dreams, having his/her take aim and set specific targets (goals), and training his/her to vividly and precisely imagine him/herself accomplishing his/her goals. There is the fourth and final step in our success journey for young athletes. To have a big dream, to…
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