What do you say to your athlete in the car ride to and from the game? What is the message during games, especially in those tense moments of high pressure? What we say to our children, becomes their inner voice. Listen in for Dr. Jim Taylor’s advice on creating successful youth athletes.
Enjoy the Show!
8:05 From a nervous athlete to a Sport Psychologist – Jim’s beginnings
15:45 How much has sports changed over the years?
23:15 For all those athletes that make it, so many more were left behind on the path
27:30 The Pillars of Success
35:30 Obstacles to Success
46:15 Outcomes mean nothing at a young age
53:00 What are the messages in youth sports we give our children
Getting in Touch
Facebook: Dr. Jim Taylor
Buy the Book: Raising Young Athletes
About Dr. Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor, PhD, is internationally recognized for his work in the psychology of sport and parenting. He has worked with junior elite, collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletes for more than thirty years. Dr. Taylor is the author of many books, including the Prime Sport series, Positive Pushing: How to Raise a Successful and Happy Child, and Train Your Mind for Athletic Success: Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals.
In Raising Young Athletes: Parenting Your Children to Victory in Sports and Life, Dr. Jim Taylor—an internationally-recognized authority on sport psychology, child development, and parenting—offers a guiding hand to help parents ensure that their children’s sports participation encourages positive attitudes and promotes healthy developments as they move toward adulthood. The role of parents in shaping their children’s sports experience has never been more important, and Dr. Taylor shows parents how to send the right messages to their young athletes with clear and practical advice. Whether playing sports just for fun or with aspirations to play professionally, Raising Young Athletes helps parents steer their children toward a healthy, positive experience. As such, their participation will become an impactful part of their lives that will prepare them to be victorious both in sports and in life.
Join us at the Future of Coaching Conference!
CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE COURSES:
Warriors, Not Winners – Want to create gritty, resilient athletes who succeed beyond the game?
Transformational Coaching – Take your Coaching to the Next Level with Transformational Coaching.
If you are enjoying our podcast, please help us out and leave a review on iTunes. How to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad
Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
Tap the Search tab.
Enter the name Way of Champions.
Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
Tap the album art for the Way of Champions podcast.
Tap the Reviews tab.
Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
Thanks so much, every review helps us to spread this message!