It’s a mistake to think that in order to become a successful athlete you only have to worry about physical skills. The reality is being strong mentally is just as important as your physical game. Upward Stars uses what we call a 360 Progression, which helps young athletes develop mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially. Mental improvement is essential to the development of any athlete.
Dr. Jack Lesyk is the director of the Ohio Center for Sport Psychology. He has developed a list of Nine Mental Skills young athletes need in order to experience success. What’s great about this list of skills is that they don’t only apply to sports, but can be used in any area of life.
Click here to read Dr. Lesyk’s article on the Nine Mental Skills of Successful Athletes:
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