The Top Ten Best Sports Parenting Books:
How To Improve Youth Sports
Bill Cole, MS, MA
If you are a parent of a child engaged in sports, or if
you teach or coach youth sports, this is a book list you will
want to study. These are the best books on kids in sport I
know, and each one can help you become a better sports parent.
1. The Double-Goal Coach: Positive Coaching Tools for
Honoring the Game and Developing Winners in Sports and Life,
by Jim Thompson.
2. Positive Coaching: Building Character and Self-Esteem
Through Sport, by Jim Thompson.
3. 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent: Making Athletics
a Positive Experience for Your Child, by Joel Fish.
4. Why Johnny Hates Sports, by Fred Engh.
5. Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way: Ensuring
the Best Experience for Your Kids in Any Sport, by
Cal Ripken and Rick Wolff.
6. The Cheers and the Tears: A Healthy Alternative to
the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today, by Dr. Shane
7. It's Just a Game! Youth, Sports & Self Esteem: A
Guide for Parents, by Dr. Darrell Burnett.
8. Good Sports: The Concerned Parent's Guide to Competitive
Youth Sports, by Sagamore and Rick Wolff.
9. Sports Parenting Edge, by Rick Wolff.
10. Molding Young Athletes: How Parents and Coaches
Can Positively Influence Kids in Sports, by Darrell
If you are a parent reading this, you clearly want to help
your child improve their mental game. A complete mental training
program includes motivation and goal-setting, pre-event mental
preparation, post-event review and analysis, mental strengthening,
self-regulation training, breath control training, motor skill
training, mental rehearsal, concentration training, pressure-proofing,
communication training, confidence-building, breaking through
mental barriers, slump prevention, mental toughness training,
flow training, relaxation training, momentum training, psych-out
proofing and media training.
For a comprehensive overview of your child's mental abilities
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We offer extensive resources with which to improve your entire
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Learn more about these books, including information on how
to purchase them, at Amazon.com
Copyright © 2007 Bill Cole, MS, MA. All rights reserved.
Bill Cole, MS, MA, a leading authority on peak performance, mental toughness
and coaching, is founder and President of the International Mental Game Coaching
Bill is also founder and CEO of William B. Cole Consultants, a consulting firm that helps
organizations and professionals achieve more success in business, life and sports.
He is a multiple Hall of Fame honoree, an award-winning scholar-athlete, published
book author and articles author, and has coached at the highest levels of major-league
pro sports, big-time college athletics and corporate America. For a free, extensive
article archive, or for questions and comments visit him at www.MentalGameCoach.com.
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