6 Steps For Sports Parents To Cope With Stress
Before, during and after competition, sports parents often stress over their children's performances.
Five Tips For Building And Maintaining Confidence
Confidence, a key to success in sports + beyond, can sometimes come and go. Here are tips on keeping confident
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
How To Conquer Pre-Competition Anxiety
This article defines anxiety, explores its causes and suggests ways for athletes to conquer anxiety
The Importance Of Mental Warmups To Boost Confidence
Warming up mentally before a competition can help athletes avoid negative self-talk and prepare to perform.
How Athletes Can Overcome 5 Common Mental Pitfalls
"Think positive" is too simplistic a solution. Athletes need these steps to conquer common negative thoughts.