Help Your Children Gain Self-Confidence

Pre match tips for parents

Youth Sports Psychology Tips: How To Help Your Children Gain Self-Confidence Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Many children struggle with a lack of confidence which prevents them reaching from their potential In the last few months when carrying out parental support workshops, a number of …

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Case Study: How to Cope with Performance Anxiety in Gymnastics

How to Cope with Performance Anxiety in Gymnastics

Gymnastics Psychology Tips: How to Cope with Performance Anxiety in Gymnastics Dealing with nerves when competing is a common challenge that we support gymnasts with. The Client: Ellie was 8 years old and a very promising gymnast.  She was on the elite pathway, training 20 to 24 hours per week.  She was a very determined …

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How to Overcome Psychological Blocks in Gymnastics

Gymnastics Psychology Tips: How to Overcome Psychological Blocks in Gymnastics With the right adjustments psychological blocks can be beaten Gymnastics is a sport that tests many abilities such as balance, flexibility, strength and the execution of acrobatics movements.  It is a very challenging sport, with gymnasts often coming up against significant psychological blocks.  These difficulties …

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How to Help Children Overcome Fear of Failure

Sports Psychology Tips: How to Help Children Overcome Fear of Failure Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Does your child struggle to free themselves up when competing? In sport, the messages that children often get from coaches and parents include: “You must put in maximum effort.” …

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Case Study: Supporting a Young Footballer to Overcome His Fears

Soccer Psychology Tips: Case Study -Supporting a Young Footballer to Overcome His Fears This example represents a very common challenge we help solve The Client: A 12 year old footballer who has taken part in a series of unsuccessful trials at professional football academies. The Challenge: The client was a talented attacking player, who was …

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How to Support an Angry Young Athlete

Sports Psychology Tips: How to Support an Angry Young Athlete Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Anger is generally viewed negatively BUT… When we’re young, as children we often bite, push, shove, hit, kick and throw things in a rage.  They’re normal behaviours that simply come …

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How to Help Kids Overcome Performance Anxiety

Sports Psychology Tips: How to Help Kids Overcome Performance Anxiety Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Channelling nerves is possible Many children can get very fearful and uptight before they play competitively in their sport.  So much so that they dread playing, they may be very …

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How do You Respond to Errors

Sports Psychology Tips: How do You Respond to Errors Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Errors are a natural part of sport Whether you as an athlete, or your players as a coach hit the ball wide of goal, play a poor pass, mishandle the ball …

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