Parents: Do Your Kids Lack Confidence?

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about sports confidence and parenting advice. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.

Are you unsure as a parent how to identify when your kid needs mental training or are lacking in confidence when they compete?

Today I’m going to teach you how to identify when your kids are lacking in confidence and some of the things that you can do about it or start to do about it to help them get on that steady wave of confidence.

I’m going to preview one of my CD and workbook programs called The Confident Sports Kid, that’s for parents and athletes alike to work on the mental game of sports.

Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week:

How can you help your young athletes build confidence and identify why they are lacking in confidence in sports.

Watch the video below to hear what Dr. Cohn has to say about sports confidence and parenting advice. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to be updated on all our latest videos!

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The Confident Sports Kid CDIf you’d like to learn more about how to help your young athletes learn how to cope with worries and other mental game challenges, we’ve got a tried-and-true program for you.

“The Confidence Sports Kid: A 7-Day Plan for Building Self-Confidence in Young Athletes,”

You and your athletes will learn all about classic confidence killers—and what to do about them:

This CD program is actually two programs in one: One for your young athletes, and one for you.

You’ll learn how to identify confidence busters, how to talk to your kids about them, and how to help them overcome these challenges—in ways that boost their confidence in sports—and life.

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