Mental Training For Sports Kids Want to know one of the best gifts you can give sports kids for the holidays? You can help them understand the power of mental training. When kids have a strong mental game, they’re more confident, enjoy sports more, and are more likely to perform well. Truth is, lots of sports kids think mental training won’t help them. Or they’re afraid to look into it. … [Read more...] about Give Sports Kids This Gift for the Holidays
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Coaches: Building Trust in Kids Building trust in kids is critical for coaches. If coaches establish a close, trusting relationship with their players, the players are more likely to feel confident, supported, and open—all keys to learning and transferring sports skills to life. In an inspiring interview with Thom Schauerman, varsity soccer coach and middle school volleyball coach at The … [Read more...] about Do Your Kids’ Sports Coaches Build Trust in Young Athletes?
Success And Goal-Setting in Youth Sports Ultimate Sports Parent Radio interviews J. Parker Adair, a coach who started a high school lacrosse program and has run programs for athletes aged 3 to high school. He as taken his sports lessons to the business world with his website CoachAdair.com. This week's Ultimate Sports Parent podcast covers: Building success through goal-setting and … [Read more...] about Building Kids’ Success Through Goal-Setting [Podcast]
The Importance of Rewarding Effort Ultimate Sports Parent Radio interviews Ray Lokar, a lead trainer for the Positive Coaching Alliance who has coached youth sports for more than 30 years and is the director of basketball4all.net. In this week's Ultimate Sports Parents Podcast: Locker talks about the importance of being big on the little things, rewarding effort and other issues. Mental Game … [Read more...] about Creating Confident, Coachable Athletes [Podcast]