Young Athletes And Pregame Mental Preparation
It’s so tempting, as parents, to give kids your top tips so they perform well in the game…
This is because we want so badly for our kids to perform well, stay focused, and be confident about their performance.
We can’t help but say things like, “Be sure to dribble with your head up!” And, “Make sure you shoot the ball on net!”
As well-meaning as such pregame instructions may be, they’re not productive and can backfire…