101 ways to be a terrific sports parent : making athletics a positive experience for your child

by Fish, Joel.

Format: Print Book 2003
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Sewickley Public Library Nonfiction 796 FIS 2003
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  796 FIS 2003
 
 
Summary
The determining factor in whether a child between the ages of six and seventeen enjoys athletics is his or her parents -- not the sport, coach, or team. Yet, parents are often unaware of how their behavior and expectations impact their child's experience.
In 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent, Dr. Joel Fish, a sport psychologist who is also the dad of three young athletes, shares both his clinical expertise and practical experience to help parents develop a deeper understanding of the many issues that surround the young athlete. For athletes of all skill levels, from Little League to high school, Dr. Fish discusses how to:

*Help your child reach his or her full athletic potential
*Develop strategies to deal with competitive pressure
*Know if you're too involved or not involved enough
*Interact successfully with your child's coach, and more

With insights into the different developmental and self-esteem issues facing girls and boys, information on parenting a superstar athlete, and special tips for single parents, 101 Ways to Be a Terrific Sports Parent will help any parent make sports a memorable and happy experience for their child.
Additional Information
Subjects Sports for children -- Psychological aspects.
Parenting -- Psychological aspects.
Publisher New York :Simon & Schuster,2003
Other Titles One hundred one ways to be a terrific sports parent
One hundred and one ways to be a terrific sports parent
Contributors Magee, Susan.
Language English
Notes "A Fireside book."
Includes index.
Description xvii, 302 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 0743227026
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