You can’t control plays, performances or outcomes of games so it does you – and your young athlete – no good worrying about every aspect of their participation. So relax and help your child fully enjoy the experience and learn some valuable life lessons.
Half of teen girls and 33 percent of teen boys use unhealthy tactics to control or lose weight, which typically backfires and results in weight gain. Here’s what you need to know to help your young athlete shed pounds safely.
As a youth sports parent are you too concerned about how your child’s performance will affect the team and what others are saying about your youngster? See how you can keep everything in perspective while letting kids enjoy sports on their own terms.
Helping young athletes develop confidence arms them with the ability to overcome mistakes quicker, experience lower levels of anxiety and perform better in pressure situations. Use these tips to cultivate confident, positive thinking athletes.
All young athletes experience pre-game nerves to some degree. So if you want to help your child conquer them, improve their athletic performance and enjoy sports more, you need to try this when Game Day rolls around: relax!
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