Helping Young Athletes Let Go of Mistakes
When kids hang onto mistakes, they often end up experiencing low confidence, frustration and poor performance.
When they dwell on their mistakes, they can’t focus in the moment or have fun playing sports because they become so angry with themselves.
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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:
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What can sports kids learn from the US Open semifinal Upset?
Kids can learn a lot from underdog Roberta Vinci’s surprise win over Serena Williams during the US Open’s semifinals…
Serena Williams is viewed as the best tennis player in the world. And Vinci is viewed as an underdog.
So how d.... More »
We think your son needs everything from you. However, the following 10 things add up to a solid start, and they are gateway concepts to so much more.
But there’s a balance at play here. You see, ultimately, your job is to make sure that there’s nothing your son needs from you (other than .... More »
Happy Independence Day! We celebrate this day in remembrance of our country breaking free from the control of Britain. But as parents, we struggle with the whole independence thing in our kids because our desire to be involved in their lives often keeps us from giving them the space to become autono.... More »
During a Green Bay Packers win over the Atlanta Falcons earlier this season, Peter King, the NFL’s dean of sportswriters, found a new level of respect for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Here’s how King described one particular third and two play late in the first quarter:”At the snap, Rodgers’ first look, a long one, was to the left for Nelson…
Everyone likes a good set of New Year’s Resolutions. They’re expected, they’re fun, they’re glib, they’re trendy and, sometimes, they’re inspirational. Once in a while, they stick; most of the time, they don’t.
“I resolve to lose ten pounds.”
“I resolve to go to the gym five times a week…