communication with sports kids

Building Sports Kids’ Confidence by Creating Community

Building Sports Kid's Confidence

Boost Young Athletes’ Communication and Cooperation Chasta Hamilton, author of “Trash The Trophies: How To Win Without Losing Your Soul,” was seeing red flags in her dance studio. The owner and artistic director of Stage Door Dance Productions thought that the often expensive “pay to play” dance scene was creating … Read Sport Psychology Tip

How to Help Young Athletes with Mental Health During COVID-19

mental health in young athletes

Help Kids Cope with Uncertainty It’s tough for sports kids during the COVID-19 crisis. Either they aren’t playing sports at all–or if they are, they’re worried about their sports being canceled due to COVID-19. Such uncertainty creates anxiety in sports kids, says Rebekah Roulier, director of the Champions Network and … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Building Confidence With Supportive Communication

Ultimate Sports Parent Podcast

Do You Over Coach Your Athletes From the Sidelines? It’s important to build kids’ confidence, on and off the field. But its’ not always obvious to sports parents about how to do that. In a recent interview, Greg Winkler, award-winning soccer coach and author of “Coaching a Season of Significance,” … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Why Communication is More Important for Athletes

How to Develop Confidence

How to Develop Confidence in Sports Kids Sports parents, and coaches alike, play an integral role in how your sports kids feel about the sports they play and their overall experiences. Often sports parents, however, can unwittingly hurt their kids’ confidence by being overly enthusiastic. For example, it makes many … Read Sport Psychology Tip

What to Say to Sports Kids After a Game

Communicating With Sports Kids

Communicating With Sports Kids After Games Sports parents often ask how to best communicate with their sports children after a game. This is a critical question; the messages that parents give their sports kids after a game can do wonders for their self-esteem and confidence, or on the contrary, do … Read Sport Psychology Tip