Young Athletes

How To Refocus Quickly When Distracted

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Help Your Athletes Refocus Quickly in Games In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about How To Refocus Quickly When Distracted. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast … Read Sport Psychology Tip

How To Interview And Choose The Right Coach

Youth Sports Psychology

Interviewing A New Coach As the summer winds down and you’re preparing for fall, it’s critical to ensure your kids have a coach whose style and philosophy builds their confidence. Whether your young athletes are already on a team or will be with a coach for the first time, it’s … Read Sport Psychology Tip

7 Tips For Sports Parents To Help Athletes Stay Composed

Youth Sports Psychology

Helping Young Athletes With Composure Many young athletes have a difficult time staying composed after making a mistake during competition. Check out the infographic below to help your athlete stay composed: Please share the info graphic with other parents and coaches who you think would appreciate it. The graphic below … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Should Young Athletes Specialize in One Sport?

Youth Sports Psychology

Is it Hurtful or Beneficial For Kids to Specialize in Sports? These days, kids as young as 7 have begun specializing in one sport. That means that they are practicing the sport year-round to boost their performance- not just for the fun of it. Such early specialization–and specialization in general–has … Read Sport Psychology Tip