Patrick Cohn

The Link Between Sports Kids’ Mental Game and Mental Health

Kids Sports Psychology for Parents and Young Athletes

The mental game is critical to sports–and improving mental health can boost both kids’ mental game and performance. That’s the word from Laura Erickson-Schroth, chief medical officer at The Jed Foundation, which works in schools and sports organizations to help kids improve their mental health. Video Mental Coaching from Anywhere … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Self-Criticism In Youth Athletes

Youth Sports Psycholgy

How to Help Your Athletes Stop Tearing Down Themselves Are your sports kids critical of themselves? After every mistake or bad game, do they put themselves down? When kids criticize themselves excessively, they experience fractured confidence, low motivation and underperformance. The criticism also creates a loop: they perform badly…they criticize … Read Sport Psychology Tip