(VIDEO) How You Can Best Help Your Child Prepare for Their Big Sports Event

10 Tips to Help a Young Athlete Prepare for a Big Sports Event

Most young athletes perform best when they are relaxed and happy. This is something that you can influence as a parent.

Of course, all kids are different, but the following video contains 10 broad pieces of advice about what and what not to do in the period leading up to your child’s major sporting event.

In summary and as stated towards the end of the video:

Don’t treat it like a big event. 

It is not the Olympics. It is kids sport. Always remember this.

Let me know what you think!

I would love to hear your thoughts on any of the tips contained in the video. I would also love to know your favourite tip.  Let me know by leaving a reply/comment or use the below contact details.

Further reading

To view the full article that inspired the video, go to:

How You Can Best Help Your Child Prepare for Their Big Sports Event


Darren Wensor is a sports development professional, coach educator, specialist coach of young athletes and founder of the blog coachingyoungathletes.com. Learn more about him here and connect with him on TwitterFacebookLinkedin or via email.

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