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Mental performance coaches are often tasked with educating the parents of young athletes of the benefits associated with mental skills training. However, it is in the context of how mental skills can help their children. This is no surprise as the parents of the athletes...

Recently, the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology published an article making suggestions about how to coach “Generation Z” (those born after 1996) athletes. The authors Gould, Nalepa, and Mignano (2020) specifically identified communication skills as a challenge for many Generation Z athletes, particularly face-to-face communication....