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A grab bag of stories and articles that are of interest to parents and athletes.

How to Help Athletes Focus on The Process

By Patrick Cohn, The Ultimate Sports Parent 11/12/2019, 2:00pm CST

Focusing on the process rather than the outcome is what’s most important. Read on for ways to help your athlete focus.

What Made the Difference for Me as a Soccer Player

By Jacob Savino, CoachUp Nation 11/11/2019, 7:15pm CST

How can your kid put in just as much time, just as much hard work, but multiply the value they get from it? Read below to find out.

The next time you feel the fear of failure creeping in, remember these three things: take a few slow breaths, crack a smile, and focus on the action you're about to take.

What Do Parents of Successful Athletes Do Right?

By Patrick Cohn, The Ultimate Sports Parent 11/06/2019, 1:45pm CST

Help build confidence in your young athletes in ways that best suit them. Find them the right trainers. Most of all, make sure they’re enjoying their experience!

Beating the Three Evil Sisters

By Frozen Ropes 11/06/2019, 1:30pm CST

Everyone has to battle the Three Evil Sisters.

Beating Self-Doubt, Worry, and Fear with Frozen Ropes founder, Tony Abbatine.

Respectful Communication: Why the Way You Praise Matters

By TrueSport 11/04/2019, 8:15pm CST

Every athlete on the team should end the year feeling valued for their progress, skill development, and attitude. Here is some advice on how to praise your athlete that will have the most beneficial impact on their sport.

When Youth Sports Seasons Collide

By Jon Buzby, USA Football 10/31/2019, 8:15am CDT

No player wants to miss games of any type during any season but having to make choices teaches kids a life lesson about making and keeping commitments.

Three Secrets to Performing at Your Highest Level

By Brad Stulberg, Outside 10/31/2019, 8:00am CDT

Follow these three tips to start performing at your highest level

3 Things to Think About When You're Tired

By Stack MVP 10/25/2019, 7:30pm CDT

Use these three strategies to reject those familiar refrains and discover a level of perseverance you didn't know you had.

Athletes who Get Benched for Mistakes

By Patrick Cohn, The Ultimate Sports Parent 10/25/2019, 4:45pm CDT

Mistake avoidance will cause your sports children to play tentatively and nervously. If they treat mistakes as something that should be avoided, it will be harder for them to take risks and grow.

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