Most parents or caregivers have the best intentions for supporting their teen athlete, but are you offering support in a way that helps your son or daughter enjoy their sport and want to stay in it? Learn how to communicate about three parts of the sports experience to offer appropriate support: choices, emotions, and learning.
We often talk to parents who need someone to help their child with the mental game, but they don't know where to begin or what questions to ask. Here's what parents should know about sport psychology and mental skills training.
You have the ability to impact the mindset of others, and what you say matters. The type of feedback you offer, questions you ask, and praise you give can determine how an athlete sees themselves and develops over time.