Janis B. Meredith’s new book, 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents, highlights the importance of providing unconditional love and support – and learning from your mistakes. Make sure these habits are part of your youth sports parenting.
Well-liked, respected and successful University of Miami basketball coach Jim Larranaga infuses positive energy into every practice to get the most out of his team. Use his insights to be a positive influence on your players, too.
When adversity strikes during games young athletes often become easily frustrated. Use these tips from Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright to help keep your players’ confidence high and their focus dialed in.
Sweaty palms, upset stomachs, tight muscles and negative thoughts are all signs that your young athletes are nervous – and need help when game day rolls around. Use these tips to help them relax, have fun and perform to the best of their ability.
Pre-season parent meetings set the tone for helping ensure positive support from the stands, and team unity on the field. Here’s what you need to know to connect with your team parents and make your meeting - and your season - a success.
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