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“Discover the Secrets To Helping Young Athletes
Improve Focus—Get Them ‘In The Zone’ And Boost
Their Confidence, Enjoyment, And Performance In Sports!”

A 7-Day Focusing Plan For Sports Parents And Young Athletes Helps Kids
Overcome Distractions That Can Hurt Kids’ Performance In Youth Sports

From: Dr. Patrick Cohn and Lisa Cohn
(Authors of The Confident Sports Kid Series)

Dear Parents and Coaches,

If your young athletes are easily distracted by people shouting on the sidelines, if they are obsessing on their mistakes, or if they worry about what people think of them–their concentration and performance will suffer.

How well your kids focus and what they focus on can make or break your athlete’s experience in sports.

As sports parents and coaches, you influence what your sports kids focus on. You might unknowingly distract your athletes by attempting to over coach them prior to games, yelling from the sidelines, or focusing them on statistics or outcomes.

These outer distractions can hurt your young athlete’s performance, not to mention the numerous inner distractions they harbor in their minds during competition.

We’ve discovered common inner distractions that hurt kids’ focus and success in youth sports:

  •  Worrying about what others are gong to say about their performance
  •  Thinking about results, such as the score, the win, or a possible loss
  •  Wondering if the coach is going to bench them
  •  Dwelling on past mistakes
  •  Worrying about the prowess of an opponent
  •  Focusing on negative thoughts or comments from others
  •  Worrying about making mistakes

Young athletes tell us they struggle with many of these distractions. Their parents and coaches also report this about their young athletes.

However, we’ve got good news for you…

Focusing on the right things in sports is a skill that can be learned. You can help your young athletes learn how to refocus when they’re distracted. They can learn how to focus their best in competition in order to improve their consistency and performance.

Confident, successful young athletes know how to focus and what to focus on. They understand what “cues” they need to concentrate on. They understand what distracts them and can quickly identify when they’re distracted. What’s more, they can quickly get back on track so they don’t skip a beat.

They know how to “get in the zone,” and spend more time in the zone, feeling “on,” relaxed, and immersed in the process of performing. When they’re in this state, they’re not easily distracted. They can easy to concentrate on what’s most important to their performance.

Kids have this to say about what distracts them:

Parents Talking on Sidelines…

My parents talk a lot on the sidelines. That makes me lose focus. They coach me. They say, ‘Run harder. Go.’ My mom is especially loud. My dad is loud especially when it’s outside. Sometimes I have to yell at them during the games. They’re talking to me, coach is talking to me, and I’m trying to follow the ball.”
~Erin, middle school soccer player

Unexpected or Unappealing Events….

“Last week, in the middle of a game, there was this guy and a humongous glob of spit flew out of his mouth and onto my arm. I started worrying that the guy had Rabies. I got distracted. I stopped playing for a minute to wipe the spit off my arm.”
~Trevor, middle school basketball player

How Other Athletes Look in Their Uniform or Swimsuit…

“Guys in Speedos are a distraction for me and my friends. If an overweight guy is wearing a Speedo, you try not to look at him, but you keep looking, anyway.”
~Kateland, middle school swimmer

Help Your Young Athletes Cope with Distractions in
Sports and Ensure They Focus on What Will Help
Them Feel Focused, Successful, and “In The Zone.”

We designed this new program, specifically for young athletes and their parents or coaches, to help athletes concentrate on what’s important so they can perform their best. It’s the culmination of years of research into what distracts kids in youth sports, how distractions hurt them, and what helps them focus at peak levels.

In addition, we help parents and coaches identify how they distract athletes and teach you how to help your kids focus. It also helps your young athletes identify how they get distracted and teaches them mental skills to stay focused on the right things so they have fun and make the most of their physical talent.

Our New CD Program is Called:

“The Focused Sports Kid:
A 7-Day Plan for Boosting Concentration and Success.”

Below, you can order the digital download version or have the program shipped to you.

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It’s full of practical mental-game strategies that will help your young athletes improve their focus and success immediately. It’s really two programs in one

First, the program includes a workbook and CD for young athletes, which walks them through seven simple lessons in mental focus in sports.

Second, the program includes a manual and CD for parents/coaches that provides mental game tips especially designed for parents and coaches. You’ll also learn about how you might distract your young athletes and how this hurts their game; and how to behave before competitions to give your athletes the mental advantage.

Kids learn mental strategies for better concentration so they can focus and excel. Young athletes discover why focus is so critical and find out how to identify their distractions. They discover what they should be focusing on in their sport—specific “performance cues,” or thoughts, feelings, targets or images related to their sport.

Most importantly, the program teaches them strategies to help them quickly re-focus when they are distracted.

We even provide specific suggestions aimed at helping you communicate to your kids in ways that enhance their focus and confidence (As sports parents ourselves, we understand that it’s not always easy communicating with young athletes about sports when everyone feels so passionate about it!).

 

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We want to help as many athletes as possible. That’s why we’re giving you the introduction and first chapter to the kids’ workbook – absolutely free! Download this now so your athletes can complete The Focused Sports Kid Assessment today, no obligation!

We want you to feel confident that your kids will benefit from the program! Get the first chapter now…

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What Are Our qualifications?

About Dr. Patrick Cohn

As a dedicated mental game coach, and sports psychology expert, Patrick Cohn has studied, researched, and worked with thousands of athletes for nearly two decades. During this period of time, he has complied an impressive list of accomplishments and credentials such as:

  • Working with some of the top athletes in the world, including PGA Tour winners and NASCAR winners, on techniques to improve confidence, focus, and composure for sports for over 20 years.
  • Interviewing many top athletes in the world, including Thurman Thomas, Michelle Akers, Ernie Els, Mario Andretti, and Helen Alfredsson to uncover the strategies, techniques and skills that keep these professional athletes at the pinnacle of performance.
  • Authoring and producing an extensive library of sports psychology books, videos, audio programs and training seminars. (Visit Peaksports.com Mental Training Proshop or sports psychology seminar page for details).
  • Earning a Ph.D. in Sports Psychology from the University of Virginia, having published more articles than any other students at the time.
  • Owning and operating two leading mental training membership web sites at Peaksports Network and Kids’ Sports Psychology with hundreds of current members who are reaping the rewards mental game coaching brings to their performance.

About Lisa Cohn

Lisa Cohn is an award- winning parenting writer and seasoned sports mom. Lisa has been quoted by the Associated Press, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor and Seattle Times and has appeared on ABC Radio Network’s “Satellite Sisters” and many nationally syndicated radio shows. She’s the host of Ultimate Sports Parent Radio, a podcast series which has more than 150,000 subscribers.

Here’s what People Say About Our Resources:

Helped Our Daughter Tremendously

We just completed the first ten tips, it has helped tremendously for (our daughter) and us. We’ve learned to keep our behavior and comments in check. She’s letting mistakes happen and not worrying about them, she’s now just moves on to the next play with the same attitude as before the mistakes. She’s playing more aggressively all game. Her coach even mentioned that whatever we are doing, keep doing because it’s working.
~Scott, Sports Dad

The Resources You Have Available Have Been Wonderful

The resources that you have available on your website have been wonderful. I am slowly learning [and hopefully] in time that a sound mental game may be more important then the actual physical part of the sport that your child plays. Yes you have to have the talent but the mental game is what sets apart as a very good athlete compared to an elite athlete. As a parent, you need to find the time to teach yourself and help your child understand the Psychology of sport. All the hard work on the ice/field could eventually pay off and not just in sport but in every day life. Thanks again.
~Darren, Sports Dad

My Boys Succeeded! We Beat A Team No one Could Beat!

I read your report and prepared a one-page summary for my team. I asked the team to attend a 10am training session on Saturday before the final on Sunday. (I told parents) they must obtain the one-page summary handout from me and ask a parent to read it to them until they understood what it meant…My boys succeeded! We beat a team that no one could beat during the year, that was coached by a former professional player that had sons of former Professional players in the team and as a result of believing in themselves, they won. In my humble opinion , I look beyond the game and hope the kids have learned a lesson in life that you really can do almost anything if you put your mind to it. We salute you and the wonderful work you do.
~Anthony (Tony) Costa, coach

Here’s What You Get: The Focused Sports Kid

The Focused Sports Kid” is two programs in one. There’s a manual and CD for parents/coaches, and a workbook/CD for young athletes.

In addition to learning how to identify their distractions and deal with them, young athletes learn about how and why to focus on sports-specific “performance cues” that will help them feel more confident and excel in sports.

Parents/coaches also learn about these all-important performance cues and why they should help kids focus on them.

The CD and Workbook Program Includes:

Athlete’s Step-By-Step Workbook

The sports kids’ workbook is an easy-to-understand, illustrated, step-by-step workbook for young athletes, age 8 to 18. It tells kids why focus is so critical, and guides them through the process of identifying their distractions so they can focus on the things that will allow them to excel. We provide many sport-specific examples of the performance cues kids should be concentrating on—the thoughts, feelings, targets, images or communication related to their sport. The program also explains how to set mini-goals to play in the present, and how to establish a warm-up routine.

Audio CD for Young Athletes

This CD guides young athletes through 7 days’ of exercises that will help them boost their focus, confidence and success in sports. Your kids listen to the CD and then complete the workbook exercise in each of the 7 days.

The CD walks them through the workbook and provide additional tips or examples on how to complete it.

Manual for Parents/Coaches

A training manual that teaches parents and coaches how to communicate and support their young athletes in ways that improve their focus, confidence and success. We even provide sample sentences that will help you communicate better with your young athletes.

Parents learn what not to do—and how to change their behavior, if needed, to ensure kids hone their focus and experience happiness and success in sports as a result.

 

Audio CD 2 – Parents/Coaches Training program

This audio program guides parents through each of the seven days and provides examples of how parents can help their kids complete the daily exercises to ensure their kids refocus after distractions and make the most of their sports experience. Refocusing after distractions means your kids can get the most our of their performance—in practice and competition!

 

 

You can order the digital download version or have the program shipped to you…

Digital Download: $10 Off + No Shipping!

Perfect for customers who want immediate access to the program with no shipping cost. Avoid costly international shipping charges!

| $87 and no shipping costs |

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CD and Workbook Shipped To You!

We will ship the CDs and Workbook to you. You will also be able to download the program immediately after purchase.

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Seven Lessons That Will Immediately Start Boosting Your Young Athlete’s Focusing Skills

  •  Day One: Are You A Focused Sports Kid? (An Evaluation of Kids’ Focusing Skills)
  •   Day Two: Performance Cues for Young Athletes
  •  Day 3: Understanding How You Become Distracted
  •  Day 4: Being Focused on the Here-and-Now
  •  Day 5: Learning How to Refocus When You’re Distracted
  •  Day 6: Pregame Focusing Strategies (including how to establish a warm-up routine)
  •  Day 7: Advanced Focusing Strategies (including how to create mini-goals that help kids focus on the here-and now).

Here’s what your kids cover each day. The lessons are short and succinct and free of jargon:

  • Warm-up – An introduction to get kids ready for the upcoming lesson.
  • Today’s Mission – The overall mission for today’s lesson.
  • Athletes’ Worksheet – Specific exercises your athletes complete to boost their confidence.
  • Things to Talk About – Discussion questions to talk about with a parent or coach.
  • Today’s Practice – Tips for how to apply today’s strategies in practice.
  • What Did You Notice? – A short section asking kids to assess how well they implemented the mental strategy into today’s practice.

What’s The Cost For All This?

We reward people who take action. Including $75 value in bonus programs (see below), you can purchase the CD for kids, the workbook for kids, the CD for parents, and the manual for parents and coaches for only $97.00 ($87.00 for the digital download version–save $10 and no shipping cost!).

Below, you can order the digital download version or have the program shipped to you.

Digital Download: $10 Off + No Shipping!

Perfect for customers who want immediate access to the program with no shipping cost. Avoid costly international shipping charges!

| $87 and no shipping costs |

ORDER YOUR MENTAL TRAINING PROGRAM

CD and Workbook Shipped To You!

We will ship the CDs and Workbook to you. You will also be able to download the program immediately after purchase.

| $97 + $6.95 Shipping (domestic) |

ORDER YOUR MENTAL TRAINING PROGRAM

What If I Want to Download the Program and Avoid Shipping Costs?

Our customers have asked us to offer the program as a download only—so they can avoid costly international shipping charges. We’ve listened to your request and now offer a digital download version of this program—WITH ZERO SHIPPING COSTS!

What If I Want to Provide the Program for My Entire Team?

We’ve also added a third option to The Focused Sports Kid. You can purchase the program and receive access to the Digital Version, which you can share with as many as 20 people associated with your team. This option will increase your whole team’s ability to focus, leading to better performances in competition. As a bonus, we’ll also ship to you one copy of the actual program workbooks and CDs.

Special Bonus Programs Included

The Focused Sports Kid- Special Bonus #1

“Sharpen Your Focus: Practice Drills to Improve Concentration”

Some athletes are born with excellent concentration powers and do not have to work at it. However, other athletes must work at improving their focusing ability and concentrating with distractions. In this special report, you learn how to use the most popular practice drills to improve your concentration for sports.

Download this Adobe PDF report now your kids can begin to work on sharpening their concentration skills while you wait for “The Focused Sports Kid” to arrive if you ordered via mail.

PDF report value: $20.00

The Focused Sports Kid – Special Bonus #2

Using Pre-Shot or Pre-Play Routines to Improve Focus

Preshot or what we also call “get ready to perform” routines can help your kids avoid making mental goof-ups. A preshot, preserve, or prekick routine is a series of thoughts or movements that athletes complete over and over, before each shot, serve, throw, or kick.

If your kids develop routines–such as bouncing the ball before a free- throw in basketball– they’re more likely to focus on the right cues!

PDF report value: $25.00

The Focused Sports Kid – Special Bonus #3

Post-Competition Assessment: How Well Did You Focus Today

“The Focused Sports Kid” post-performance assessment helps your athletes assess their mental game and focus after each performance by asking them important questions. You’ll want this bonus to help your kids assess their own mental game based on the strategies they’ve learned in The Focused Sports Kid. Then you can help your athletes make any adjustments based on their own self-assessment.

PDF report value: $15.00

The Focused Sports Kid – Special Bonus #4

Today’s Focus Points: Review Sheet

Athletes sometimes forget the important lessons they learned as they prepare for competition. For this reason, we have created a summary of the top focusing strategies.

A quick and easy way for kids to remember their focusing skills without a parent having to nag them prior to competition. Great to review on the way to tournaments, performances, or games!

PDF report value: $15.00

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We’ll assume all the risk to make this a no-brainer for you. We’re so confident that you will love our new program that we offer a 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE.

If you don’t like the program–for any reason at all, ship it back for a full refund within 30 days of your purchase date. No questions asked. And you keep the bonuses!

You Can Customize Your Order

You have three options to customize your order:

  1. CDs and Workbooks – shipped to you via USPS.
  2. Digital Download – MP3 Audio Files and PDF Workbooks Only. Save $10 plus NO Shipping Costs! Great for international customers!
  3. Team License: Share the digital program with your entire team up to 20 members. You also receive one copy of the CDs and workbooks.

When you click “Order Now” below, you’ll be taken to an order page where you can customize your order and secure your copy – just have a valid credit or debit card handy for your order. You can also use PayPal for your purchase.

Below, you can order the digital download version or have the program shipped to you.

Digital Download: $10 Off + No Shipping!

Perfect for customers who want immediate access to the program with no shipping cost. Avoid costly international shipping charges!

| $87 and no shipping costs |

ORDER YOUR MENTAL TRAINING PROGRAM

CD and Workbook Shipped To You!

We will ship the CDs and Workbook to you. You will also be able to download the program immediately after purchase.

| $97 + $6.95 Shipping (domestic) |

ORDER YOUR MENTAL TRAINING PROGRAM

Thanks for spending the time to read about “The Focused Sports Kid” CD and Workbook program. It’s the best investment you’ll ever make to help your athletes boost their focus, refocus after making mistakes, and mentally prepare to cope with common distractions.

Sincerely,

 

 

Dr. Patrick J. Cohn and Lisa Cohn

p.s. You can download the bonuses right away after purchase and begin learning while you wait for your CDs and workbooks to arrive via mail. If you order the digital version, you’ll get access to the entire program on PDF and MP3 immediately! Customize your order now.

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