The fear of failing can sabotage a young athlete’s ability to perform on game day and smother their enjoyment in participating. Here’s what you need to know to help children learn that struggles and failure shouldn’t be feared
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.
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