MONDAY, JUL 18, 2011
Youth Sports Writer Janis Meredith:
Hitting that bright yellow softball is not as easy as it looks. Any softball player will tell you that there is more to hitting that just swinging away. With proper mechanics, a player can improve her batting average and hopefully minimize strike-outs.
Being a good sports parent is not as easy as it looks either. It takes more than just cheering on the sidelines. There are certain “mechanics” that can help you avoid striking out as a sports parent.
My husband, who’s coached softball for 10 years, gives his players 3 tips to help them when they step up to bat, tips that he hopes will help them get on base and not strike out.
Those same tips can also help you avoid sports parenting strike-outs.
First, he tells his girls, “Have a ritual to relax”.
In sports, the mental game is huge.
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