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How to Teach Your Sports Kid to Be Fearless

By Mental Toughness Trainer, 06/11/18, 12:00PM CDT


In all of my programs, this is at the heart of what I teach kids and adults alike. Being fearless! I teach the kids how to handle difficult emotions when they get them. 

Here’s Confidence Hacks No. 4 and No. 5. Your average sports parent boosts their child’s confidence by praising their achievements and reminding them that they have abilities and talents and that they can do anything they want in life if they put their mind to it.

Great stuff to teach, yes, do it!

One percent of sports parents go beyond basic  encouragement and positive self talk by utilizing the kid’s own natural ways of thinking to create self-confidence so the kid is not dependent on the adult to do it for him or her.

Here are a couple of powerful ways to do that.