Combat Sports Psychology Tips: How Can I Give my Child Confidence Before They Fight?

Combat Sports Psychology Tips How Can I Give my Child Confidence Before

Combat Sports Psychology Tips: How Can I Give My Child Confidence Before They Fight?

Many young fighters can doubt their ability before a bout

In this video I share with you some suggestions on how you as a parent could approach helping your children, in this case a young fighter deal with pre-bout nerves.

Ideas include considering how a confident fighter thinks, looks and behaves and your role as a parent before, during and after fights to embed the behaviours that you would like your children to adopt.

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If you enjoyed this video and want to see more of David’s combat sports specific video’s, podcasts and blogs click here:


Podcast Ep 081: Stuart Wade – Mental Toughness in Combat Sports

Podcast Ep 083: Billy Schwer – Life Lessons from a World Champion Boxer 

Blog – Do you focus too much on your opponent before or during a boxing match?

Blog – How to Quieten the Mind when Fighting

Blog – 3 Ways to use Visualisation so that You are Mentally Prepared to Win

You may also wish to join David in The Sport Psychology Hub where our fantastic community share their experiences and insights to help you.

David Charlton Sports Psychologist

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David Charlton

Online Sports Psychologist and Combat Sports Mental Skills Performance Coach who supports fighters with their mental toughness training all around the world from USA to Ireland and England to Australia, using ONLINE Video Conferencing.    

Managing Director – Inspiring Sporting Excellence, Host of Demystifying Mental Toughness Podcast and Founder of The Sports Psychology Hub.  With over a decades’ experience supporting athletes, coaches, parents and teams to achieve their goals, faster.

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