101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent

Making Athletics a Positive Experience for Your Child
Author(s): Joel Fish
Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 2007
Product Number: EB00571649
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780743233118
Publisher: Touchstone
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The determining factor in whether a child between the ages of six and seventeen enjoys athletics is his or her parents-not the sport, coach, or team. Yet, parents are often unaware of how their behavior and expectations impact their child's experience. In 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent, Dr. Joel Fish, a sport psychologist who is also the dad of three young athletes, 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 Little League to high school, Dr. Fish discusses how to: -Help your child reach his or her full athletic potential -Develop strategies to deal with competitive pressure -Know if you're too involved or not involved enough -Interact successfully with your child's coach, and more With insights into the different developmental and self-esteem issues facing girls and boys, information on parenting a superstar athlete, and special tips for single parents, 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent will help any parent make sports a memorable and happy experience for their child.

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