Motivational Phrases During Warmup Help Young Athletes

Ultimate Sports Parent Podcast

When Self-Talk Isn’t Enough for Athletes Brad Donohue, a psychology professor and sports psychology expert at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is conducting some eye-opening studies about how motivational phrases help athletes perform. In one of his studies, coaches or peers said a string of phrases to runners … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Self-talk That Destroys Young Athletes’ Confidence

Youth Sports Psychology

Self-Talk And Confidence in Youth Sports A sports dad who wrote us recently understands exactly why negative self-talk crushes confidence. Even in a talented athlete. However, he has no clue how to stop the downward spiral that such self-talk produces, he says. Read on to learn about why negative self-talk … Read Sport Psychology Tip