It's Just a Game!: Youth, Sports & Self Esteem: A Guide for Parents

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In place of a 3rd printing of his original book, Youth, Sports, & Self-Esteem: A Guide for Parents, Dr. Darrell Burnett, a published authority on parenting, decided to revise his popular book, adding some sportsmanship checklists, and changing the title to It's Just a Game! to reflect the importance of keeping youth sports in the proper perspective. While discussing the psychology of youth sports, Dr. Burnett not only points out how sports can strengthen a child's self-esteem, he offers specific practical positive parenting guidelines to help make it happen.Topics include: *The four cornerstones of self-esteem*12 guidelines for promoting children's self-esteem through youth sports*Case examples, photos, cartoons, references*Skill, behavior, and sportsmanship checklists*A Parent Attitude & Behavior Checklist for youth sports*A list of 86 Ways To Say "Very Good!"The book's theme is straightforward: kids have enough pressure in life, and youth sports should not add to it. Youth sports can and should promote self-esteem, offering every youngster an opportunity to enjoy the simple fun of participating in sports, while learning skills, feeling good, and building positive childhood memories. Dr. Burnett's book gives parents a blueprint for building those memories.

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A 20-item Parent Attitude and Behavior Checklist
The book describes how youth sports develop kids' self esteem, and how parents can use youth sports to help promote positive family experiences and memories.The book includes a 20 item checklist for parents to assess their attitude and behavior toward their kids in sports.There are pages of action pictures, charts, and checklists, including a list of 86 Ways to say "Very Good!"

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Darrell Burnett, Ph.D., is a clinical child psychologist, a certified sport psychologist specializing in youth sports, a father of three, and a youth league coach. He has been in private practice in southern California for 20+ years. He is popular on the lecture circuit, with numerous media appearances.

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