Conversations to have with your teen after sports events.
Make sure your teen knows you believe in them.
Help your teenager navigate frustration with sports.
Help your teenager to see their identity aside from sports.
Help your teenager navigate the mind games (comparison) in sports.
Have a conversation with your teenager about how to be a good sport when sitting on the bench in sports.
Identify good sportsmanship tactics with your teen.
Make sure your teen knows you support them, even if they decide not to continue (hint: don’t call in QUITING!)