Atomic Habits: How to break bad habits and build good ones
Grit: From one of the leading experts on the important idea of "grit"
InSideOut Coaching: How Sports can Transform Lives: Former NFL player Joe Erhmann explains how to be a transformational coach
LEAD...for God's Sake:Fictional tale that has been embraced by many coaches.
Let Them Play:Mindful sports parenting
Mindset: How to fulfill potential via the growth mindset
Parent Pep Talks:Great strategies for parents to help the mental skills of their child/athlete
Peak: Secrets from the new science of expertise
Practice Perfect:How to improve deliberate practice
Raise Your Game:High performance secrets from a basketball skills trainer and speaker
Range:The benefits of generalized, not specialized training
The Gift of Failure:How to let children fail - so they can succeed
The Inner Game of Tennis:A classic read on the mental side of performance
The Talent Code: How to grow talent
What Made Maddy Run:Story of a college athlete and her death
Dr. Benjamin Troy
There are many great resources for parents and young athletes to help get a little better each day. Here are a few:
Calm:Midfulness app for sleep, meditation and relaxation
MindShiftCBT:Cognitive Based Therapy modules to reduce anxiety
Be Better. Be Different: Website of skill trainer and coach Phil Beckner
Centre for Clinical Interventions:Austrailian government website with excellent, cognitively based self-help resources
Positive Coaching Alliance: Resources to make better athletes and better people
The Growth Equation:The art, science and practice for performance and well-being. Sign up for their weekly newsletter that is packed with interesting material and reads!
The Herren Project:Non-profit started by former NBA player Chris Herren as he speaks and helps those with addiction and other mental health issues
Well Performance:Website of Dr. Stu Singer, an excellent sports and performance psychologist, that includes resources and a link to his mindfulness app that is geared specifically for athletes.