Youth Athletes Pressure

How Sports Kids’ Expectations can Become Pressure 

How Sports Kids’ Expectations can Become Pressure

Pressure is part of sports for young athletes. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find athletes who say they haven’t experienced some pressure. As sports kids become more competitive, pressure seems to increase and, for many athletes, that can be an overwhelming aspect of the athletic experience.Athletes respond … 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 under performance. The criticism also creates a loop: they perform badly…they … Read Sport Psychology Tip