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The Role of Mental Game Skills for Sports Kids

By Patrick Cohn, The Ultimate Sports Parent, 11/19/19, 1:30PM CST

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Boosting your mental game, can improve your performance. But that’s not all. It can also lift up their confidence and happiness–in sports and life.

Volleyball is 90 Percent Mental: These Skills Can Help

What helps young athletes remain mentally tough after a hard loss in volleyball? What helps them bounce back after difficult circumstances? How can kids turn losses into wins?

Many volleyball players would say hard work is the key here. Of course, the ability to work harder than opponents, push teammates to their limits and out-hustle opposing team members is an important quality.

Without this kind of effort, kids often don’t realize their potential.