How Parents Can Help Young Athletes Improve Focus + MORE
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Concentration Tips For Young Athletes
Parents, do your kids focus on the score, their statistics, or other outcomes in sports?
If so, you can help them avoid the problems associated with these types of focus.
When kids focus too much on the outcome, they can’t concentrate on the process. In addition, if they focus too much on the outcome, they’ll get easily frustrated when things aren’t going the way they want them to…