ParentsYou are the rock of your child's comfort. Be there for them!
Are you tired of seeing your child come home miserable after a long day of training? Are you constantly wondering how you can help them?
I am sure as a parent you feel emotionally for your child, especially when they are upset. Even if it was a perfectly reasonable reason for them to be upset, there is still that lump in your heart that just wants to hug and comfort them.
I want to help you learn how to work with your child on building their confidence so that they can improve their sport experience, I can say with confidence and from experience that what happens outside of training affects them in training emotionally and physically. I will provide you with ways to improve your child’s emotional strength without interfering with their coaches work. There are so many things you can do as parents to make your child’s sport experience a positive one.
Today I want to share a positive moment that happened while I was coaching. One of my developmental athletes did her routine on the floor exercise for the first time. We had been practicing it in pieces to help perfect the smaller parts of the routine. She was finally...read more
As a competitive athlete you always have people watching you. Spectators always have something to say whether that be positive or negative. How do you handle the negative comments or thoughts of others? How do you feel when you are exposed to that kind of negativity?...read more
It’s tough to watch your athletes struggle. Whether that be mentally, physically or even emotionally, it is part of their natural development as an athlete. Not everything comes easily which means sometimes a struggle is necessary. I like to look at struggles like...read more
The most exciting time of the year for most people is summer break. There is no school, you can sleep in and most importantly you get to hang out with your friends without worrying about it being a school night. Other than school, summer is usually a time when you...read more
I came across this video while browsing the web and I just had to share it. It is such a great example of how to train your mind to think positive and remember how great you are when things don't go the way you originally intended. This little girl is learning at an...read more
This is for all parents that just can’t stand seeing their child come home sulky and upset after a long hard day of training. It has to be so difficult to watch them cry or see them in a bad mood after what you thought should have been a positive experience. I decided...read more
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