101 Ways to Be A Terrific Sports Parent

101 Ways to Be A Terrific Sports Parent

Making Athletics A Positive Experience for your Child

Book - 2003
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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.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, c2003
ISBN: 9780743227025
0743227026
Branch Call Number: 796.083 FIS
Characteristics: xvii, 302 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Magee, Susan

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