After winning the championship game 7-1, Johnny slumped and set down his glove. Although his team won the game, Johnny couldn't celebrate the win with his teammates. Johnny was too busy replaying his one error in the game, a missed grounder, over and over in his mind. It was the play that allowed the Badgers to score their only run. He was the reason his team did not score a shut-out. Johnny was so fixated on that one error that he was unable to enjoy his team winning the championship game. With the help of Johnny's dad, Johnny learned that mistakes are part of sports and how he, in fact, did contribute to the team's success.
Both parents and young athletes will enjoy the important lessons they learn in this new picture book series. In The Confident Sports Kids Picture Book Series, young athletes and their parents learn valuable lessons through sports about confidence, focus, letting go of mistakes and pressure, and how to be more successful in sports using proven sports psychology strategies for kids.
The author, Dr. Patrick Cohn, is a renowned Sports Psychology Expert at Peak Performance Sports in Orlando, Florida. He's the author of The Confident Athlete CD series and co-author of The Confident Sports Kid CD series. Peak Performance Sports is also the owner of Kids' Sports Psychology online mental training program for young athletes.