Basketball on the Edge – 7 Ways to Build Real Self-Esteem in Youth Athletes by Jeanne Goodes

This article answers the question, how can we, as parents, coaches, and trainers truly encourage and nurture a young athlete’s self-esteem? This is especially important in light of the participation ribbons and trophies that are increasingly common. For parents and coaches it is important to remember that the athlete’s internal self-respect and recognition of his or her abilities is what builds his or her self-esteem.

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