Ongoing work by researchers is revealing not only the real causes of burnout in youth athletes, but also how it can be avoided.
Athletes with an excuse mentality fear negative outcomes and make excuses. Here are four practical tips for combating the excuse mentality on your team.
One of a coach’s most important roles is teaching young athletes how to successfully get back in the game with a stronger team mindset.
Learn several ways parents, coaches, and athletes can help minimize the pressure and maximize performance by overcoming high expectations on a new team.
Parents and coach should help youth athletes design a system of incremental goals that break down their big goals into smaller, more gradual ones.
As many coaches at all levels of sport know, athletes and teams can use gratitude to build stronger teams.
To help kids develop greater resilience, perseverance, and grit, it’s important to encourage young athletes to get back up after failure.
Here’s how coaches and parents can help strengthen an athlete’s growth mindset, so they can make the connection between hard work and improvement.
Here are five reasons why energy drinks are NOT the answer to get young athletes through those long days of school and practice.
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