sports psychology for sports parents

Helping Young Athletes Trust in Their Skills

Youth Sports Psychology

Performing With Trust And Freedom in Youth Sports Do your sports kids excel in practice, but freeze up in competition? Do they have a hard time just being spontaneous and free when they compete? If so, you might need to help your child trust his or her athletic ability… Freezing … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Helping Perfectionistic Sports Kids

How Overuse Injuries Affect Athletes’ Mindset

Overcoming Perfectionism in Youth Sports Often, we hear from parents who worry about young athletes who are too hard on themselves. You’re likely familiar with these types of athletes. They’re perfectionists! Perfectionists athletes criticize themselves for making mistakes, often hold very high expectations for themselves, and get frustrated easily after … Read Sport Psychology Tip

How Does Perfectionism Hold Back Kids in Sports?

Youth Sports Psychology

Perfectionism in Youth Sports One of the biggest challenges for young athletes today is: They try to be too perfect with their performance. They try to have the perfect game or match. Don’t get us wrong… There are some advantages to perfectionism. Perfectionist kids have a strong work ethic, are … Read Sport Psychology Tip