When athletes aren’t getting their fundamental need for connectedness met, their experiences become unfulfilling and their motivation suffers. Use these tips from a top mental skills coach to create a support system that delivers a positive impact.
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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