Learn several ways parents, coaches, and athletes can help minimize the pressure and maximize performance by overcoming high expectations on a new team.
It can be difficult to keep up with the fast-changing world of youth sports. From sport specialization to concussion-prevention, TrueSport’s collection of articles covering the latest hot-button issues in youth sport will keep you on the ball.
The coach-parent dynamic: research shows that kids learn more and perform better when coaches, parents, and athletes work together harmoniously.
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.
Anyone who has played sports has probably experienced sport performance anxiety, but sports can be particularly stressful on the minds of youth athletes.
Here are five ways parents and coaches can help athletes learn new skills and perform at their best through positive self-talk.
Coaches and parents cannot make a young athlete confident, but there are important steps they can take to help kids develop their own confidence.
Back-to-School: How to Find Balance for Your Student-Athlete Summer is a time to be outside, go to camp, swim, play sports, sleep in, and shake off nine months of tough academic and sports schedules. For young athletes, this is some well-earned relaxation and fun. Heading back to school can be an exhausting return to alarm…
Parents are concerned that kids are becoming less capable of thinking & acting for themselves. Here are five ways youth sports help foster confidence.
Warning Signs Your Teen Athlete is Abusing Steroids The effects of steroids aren’t always obvious. Not all users look like bodybuilders, and especially given how much we now know about effective sport nutrition and training, putting on lean muscle quickly isn’t necessarily a sign of steroid abuse. Instead of just one telltale sign, learning…