Parents of AthletesGetting the most for your athelete.
As a parent you naturally want the best for your child, in all aspects of their life. Navigating the line between helping your athlete improve performance without pressure, assisting your athlete find the perfect sport, knowing when to push and when to not, guiding them through conversations about quitting and the list goes on….These are all aspects of being a parent of a young athlete. It can be overwhelming and sport psychology can help.
In addition to providing advice to parents, we help athletes
- Avoid freezing before competitions.
- Improve confidence.
- Learn how to instill a strong mental game.
Sport success is directly linked to an athlete’s mental toughness. If your young athletes struggle with confidence, mental game training can help.
Articles for Parents
Note: This blog post expands on an idea that I originally learned in a USBC Level 1 Coaching Class taught by Tom Little in Conroe, Texas There is No "Wrong" in Sports The exchange is a familiar one between a young athlete and a coach or parent. The athlete has a...read more
Dr. Richard Temple, Ph.D., ABSP
Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Neuropsychologist
Board-Certified Sport Psychologist - American Board of Sport Psychology
706-B W. Ben White Blvd., Suite 120-B Austin, TX 78704