Dec 28, 2007
This week's sports psychology podcast is about when to start mental training with young athletes. This podcast helps youth coaches and sports parents understand when they can begin mental training for their sports kids. Dr. Cohn discusses the importance and value of mental training for youth sports kids. He states that mental training should not be used as a means of fixing problems, but rather as training and preparation with the physical aspect of the game.
In this Podcast, Dr. Cohn addresses questions that are of great significance to sports parents and youth coaches. He addresses the issue of when to begin mental training for sports kids. How much mental training should youth sports parents and coaches share with their young athletes? How important is mental training at this young age? And, is it more important then physical training? Finally, Dr. Cohn provides many valuable resources for youth coaches and sports parents on mental training.