As coaches and parents we always want to see our athletes compete with full confidence when playing the sports they love most. There is no secret that athletes perform best when they are full of confidence. So, how can players get more athletic confidence? Well, the task is not easy but with the proper preparation, support and in the right environment it’s possible. What impacts athletic confidence is the process and environment athletes are exposed in. Before joining a team, it’s crucial to understand the club’s and coaching philosophy, how the players will be trained and what’s the process of making constant progress. Coaches are role-models and educators who need to show unconditional support towards their players in good and bad times. Those are crucial factors and moments which can positively influence and help increase the athletes’ confidence.
In the video below, you’ll discover how players can build their athletic confidence and what factors influence it the most. Athletic confidence can be build in an environment that is focusing on the players’s preparation and the process.
How do you help your athletes increase their athletic confidence? If you know other ways that can help boost the players confidence, please feel free to share it with us.