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Limiting Pressure on Your Athlete <!-- [Weekly Parent Tips to Print] -->
Limiting Pressure on Your Athlete <!-- [Weekly Parent Tips to Print] -->

Limiting pressure on your athlete begins with these tips

Pressure on youth athletes is at it's highest level than ever before. It comes from many sources - parents, self, coaches, and peers. Every young player is different as are their circumstances. Wherever the pressure comes from, parents are the ones that must be there for limiting pressure on your athlete. Of course, that is most difficult when it is the parents placing the pressure on kids, especiallyfor those who do not realize they are the problem.

Pressure from whatever source begins with high expectations of one's ability and goals. Unfortunately, those expectations are beginning at younger ages than ever before. too. It is not uncommon for parents to enroll their kids incompetitive and specialized programs at the ages of three, four and five years old.Kids may seem to be fine with it at the start, but after many years of exertion under pressure, they tire by the ages of ten and eleven.

Limiting pressure on your athlete takes awareness and strategies so kids do not burn out from playing before they even reach their teen years. In this infographic, suggestions are made for parents to limit the pressure on their kids so that pressure is never the reason they do not want to keep playing sports which should be fun first and foremost.

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Jack Perconte has dedicated his post-major league baseball career to helping youth. He has taught baseball and softball for the past 28 years.His playing, coaching and parenting storiescreate betterexperiences forathletes andparents.Jack has writtenover a thousand articles on coaching baseball and youth sports.Jack is the author of "The Making of a Hitter" and "Raising an Athlete." His third book "Creating a Season to Remember" is now available. Jack is a featured writer for Baseball the Magazine. You can also findJack Perconte on YouTube withover 120 fun and innovative baseball instructional videos.

About Jack Perconte

After playing major league baseball, Jack Perconte has taught baseball and softball since 1988 and offered valuable coaching training too. He has helped numerous youth players reach their potential, as well as having helped parents and coaches navigate their way through the challenging world of youth sports. Jack is one of the leading authorities in the areas of youth baseball training and coaching training advice.

All Jack Perconte articles are used with copyright permission.

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