Helping Sports Kids Let Go of Mistakes

Intense coaches can be coaches that yell, talk to players after mistakes, yell after mistakes or bench kids after mistakes. Typically intense coaches are those that bully kids and get away with it.

Your athlete is freezing on the field due to fear of making mistakes and is losing confidence.

As a parent, you can help your child learn how to deal with the coaches behavior and how to let go of mistakes.

Watch the video below to learn what Dr. Cohn says you can do as a sports parent to help your athlete let go of mistakes and stop worrying about what the coach is going to do.

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The Confident Sports Kid

Help Athletes Improve Confidence

When kids lack confidence, they doubt themselves, stop taking risks, play tentatively, and are hard on themselves. As a result, kids often lose their motivation to improve. Ultimately, these barriers keep them from enjoying sports and making the most of their physical talent.

The Confident Sports Kid” program is actually two programs: one that teaches sports parents how to boost their kids’ confidence, and another that teaches young athletes age 8 to 18 how to improve their self talk, avoid negative thinking, overcome expectations that limit confidence, and much more. The program will help kids boost their confidence in sports and life…and enjoy sports more.

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