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The ability to focus and calm the mind is another quality for player success. Those learned qualities are difficult when athletes must deal with over-demanding coaches and parents. When adults expect too much, they inhibit player concentration and the chances of success diminish. Athletes end of playing not to make mistakes and pleasing their parents and coaches. They become afraid of a challenge for fear they will let others down. Even more disconcerting it that the fun also diminishes when adults apply to much pressure on kids.
The problem is that most of the time the adults do not even realize they are over expectant. What to do? Coaches should: