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Does your athlete practice positive self-talk?

From our friends at TrueSport.org:

Developing strong mental skills is important for young athletes as they face the various challenges presented in youth sports, whether it be developing new skills or interacting with teammates.

Athletes should learn to approach these new situations with optimism. Here are five ways coaches and parents can encourage their athletes to incorporate more positive self-talk when it comes to handling new challenges.