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You may not realize how much mind chatter your hockey goalie is experiencing when they are on the ice. Here is an insight into a small portion of it. Why does this matter? This impacts their ability to have fun and play with ease.

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Goalies confidence can dip when they miss one puck and it goes into the back of the net. Here is a way to support them to stay confident, no matter what happens on the ice.

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A Hockey Goalies confidence can dip after only one small incident. They can blame others for what happened, which is their own defense mechanism to not feel so bad about it all. Let's talk about blame and how to turn that confidence around.

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You will notice visual signs of a drop in confidence by your child as they play in their goalie position. Support them to improve their confidence with a conversation about how they are feeling.

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In last weeks post I spoke about how to talk to your child so you can get an understanding of what their mind chatter is like, if you notice they are down and not their usual self. This same noticing is valuable when you are watching them or listening to them after attempting a new skill.  Remember, I don’t like using the word “trying” as that implies that you can’t do something. Some Skills Come Naturally Everyone has an ability to learn new skills. For some that skill will come easily as if they are a natural at it. And...

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