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Parents should not only teach good decision-making habits and strategies, but also help their athletes feel confident about making tough decisions.
It’s challenge for parents & coaches to find a balance between helping athletes develop decision-making skills while also ensuring that they find success.
When we talk about decision-making with young athletes, it’s with the understanding that not every decision is going to be the right one.
Creating a space that encourages the development of an essential life skill like decision-making should be a top priority for the coaches of youth athletes.
It’s important to know how to how to help your athletes develop a plan to stay balanced with their hydration needs on and off the field.
If you have a picky athlete who doesn’t love the taste of water, it can be tricky to make sure that he or she is staying consistently and properly hydrated.