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Participating in sports can be an exciting time for kids. They develop friendships, learn new skills, and work ethic. Coaches spread messages of mental toughness, grit, resilience, community, and leadership. There are many positive aspects of competition in your child’s development and performance. The biggest challenge is how can we cultivate a child’s mindset to be more resilient. Let’s start by discussing what it is and is not.
Our mindset comes from learned experiences in competition and reinforced by coaches and parents. You and the coach have the biggest influence on the mindset of your child.
When we see resilient individuals, we see strong support structures. Positive team cultures, supportive family and friends are critical to resilience.
The opposite of resilience is rigidness. When athletes struggle with their confidence and performance, they get so laser-focused on the distress (negative emotions or the mistake itself) that they lose perspective on the situation.
This content is presented in partnership with Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) and written by Premier Sport Psychology. Training HAUS, powered by Twin Cities Orthopedics offers Sport Psychology services provided by Premier Sport Psychology. To book your first appointment, please call 952-835-8513.
TCO is committed to providing world-class service to everyone we encounter. Our orthopedic specialists deliver individualized care informed by active research and outcomes data. TCOmn.com. Training HAUS, powered by TCO, is an elite athletic performance and recovery philosophy that is unparalleled in the Twin Cities. Utilizing innovative, science-based methods, our industry-leading team of experts work together to form a personalized approach for the athlete. Collectively, we establish a foundation for athletic performance that promises to challenge, inspire and produce real results. Sports performance services are available at the Training HAUS flagship location in Eagan MN, TCO Sports Performance facilities or at your school, field or facility. TrainingHAUS.com.
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