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Apr, 2019

101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent

In 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent, Dr. Joel Fish, a sport psychologist and licensed psychologist who is also the father of three children, shares both his clinical expertise and practical experience to help parents develop a deeper understanding of the many issues that surround the young athlete. For athletes of all skill levels, from Pop Warner to college, Dr. Fish gives practical advice to sports parents on a number of challenging sports parenting issues, including:

  • As a parent, keeping your own competitiveness under control
  • Helping a child reach his/her athletic potential
  • Developing strategies for youth to effectively manage anxiety, stress, frustration, and competitive pressure
  • Knowing if you're too parentally involved or not involved enough
  • Interacting successfully with your child's coach
  • Teaching life skills through sports

With insights into the different developmental and self-esteem issues facing girls and boys, the advantages & disadvantages of specializing in one sport, special tips for single parents and blended families, and much, much more...  101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent will help parents make sports a memorable, meaningful, and fun experience for their children!

For more information on 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent, or to purchase the book, please click on this link.