Goals in Youth Sports

Goals vs. Expectations for Kids

Sport Parent Dos and Don'ts

Helping Sports Kids Set Goals It’s important for sports kids to go into a competitive season with realistic goals. This can help give kids motivation, direction and purpose. Starting a competitive season with excessively high expectations makes sports kids feel pressured, anxious and distracted. And kids can feel even worse … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Are Your Athletes Self-Motivated or Driven by Parents?

Self Motivated Young Athletes

How to Help Sports Kids Be Self-Motivated A sports parent asks: “How can I help my son learn how to be self-motivated so that he can improve his tennis game?” Dan Coyle, the author of “The Talent Code,” argues that you have to help your children by cultivating their passion. … Read Sport Psychology Tip