4 Your Child: Advice for parents of young athletes

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Parents take pride in their child’s athletic endeavors and accomplishments.

When it comes to kids competing in athletics, you can bet their parents are on the sideline cheering them on.

However, while childhood athletics has many rewards, it also has some risks.

Dr. Beau Leaf, a sports psychology consultant here in Oklahoma City, spoke with KFOR on Tuesday about what’s encouraging in youth sports and what’s potentially damaging.

Watch the above video for Dr. Leaf’s insight.

If you want more information on sports consulting and injury recovery, go to drbeauleaf.com to schedule a consultation.

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