Parents

Parents

The principles of peak performance in youth sports can help insure that your children have fun, learn quickly, and perform to their full potential. And they're not just for the athletes themselves!

The more YOU understand these fundamental practices the better you can support your kids in having a positive experience while avoiding the self-esteem-damaging and performance-disrupting mistakes often made by well-meaning parents. 

When you learn to play the proper role on the athlete-coach-parent team, everybody wins.

 

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Below are some of the most commonly asked questions from youth sports parents relating to mental toughness and peak performance strategies. Click the one that most resembles your challenge right now and you'll get more information on that topic.

 

What should I do? My child is desperate and suffering because he/she is no longer performing the way they use to? 

 

What do I do when my child's in a slump?

 

How come my child won't let me coach him?

 

How do I handle my child's lack of playing time? 

 

What do I do if my child's coach is unfair?

 

What role should I play on the team to best help my child?

 

How do I help my child deal with failure and disappointment?

 

How do I help my child deal with injury and playing in pain? 

 

How do I tell if my child's coach is abusive?

 

What do I do if my child's coach is abusive?

 

Does your child have trouble quickly rebounding from mistakes, failures and losses?

 


Looking for more personalized guidance? 

Dr. G is one of the only sports performance consultants working one-on-one over Skype utilizing techniques that have consistently resulted in more quickly and effectively getting athletes around the world unstuck and back on track to peak performance. Call today to talk with Dr. G and learn how you can better help your child. Call: 413-549-1085 or email: goldberg@competitivedge.com

 

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