"I am really grateful for your help. Two days ago I tried some of the techniques that I learned and I already could feel it helping me."

-Ighor R, Tennis

"My work with Eli helped me when I was in a tough moment in my career."

-Michael C, Soccer

"I struggled a lot with the mental game and this course showed me exactly how to build self-confidence and gain mental toughness"

-Sara S, Basketball

Mental Toughness for Young Athletes

The Mentally Tough Kid course will teach your young athlete tools & techniques to increase self-confidence, improve focus, manage mistakes, increase motivation, and build mental toughness.

get started

What's Included in This Mental Toughness Course for Young Athletes?

With this mental toughness course, your young athlete will unlock access to over 40 value packed videos filled with every mental training tool they need to strengthen their mindset. Over the course of 6 modules, they’ll learn over a year's worth of game changing mental training information.

get started

Who Is This Mental Toughness Course For?

  • Youth athletes of all sports.
  • You know they have the physical skills to succeed, but are missing a championship mindset during games.
  • Your young athlete wants to become the best they can be at their sport and reach the next level, whatever that looks like for them!
  • Your athlete has a strong work ethic and are willing to invest the time each day to learn these tools that can transform their mental and physical game.
  • They're willing to put the tools taught in this course into action by incorporating them into their training and during games.
get started

What Your Young Athlete Will Gain


The Mentally Tough Kid will help your young athlete build confidence in themselves & their skills.


They will learn to recognize distractions & refocus themselves during games.


Your young athlete will learn how to be more resilient and grow from failure.


They will develop strategies to calm their nerves going into a game.


They will learn valuable goal setting skills to set & achieve goals in their sport and improve performance during games.


Young athletes need to enjoy themselves! With this course, they will regain the love for the game.

A Look Inside This Mental Toughness Course for Young Athletes

Module 1: Learning How to Manage Mistakes

  • Why you get upset after a mistake.
  • Noticing when you're upset in the moment.
  • Creating a strategy for managing mistakes.
  • Visualization to manage mistakes.
  • Changing how you view mistakes.

Module 2: Building Strong Self-Confidence

  • What confidence feels like to you.
  • Learning where your confidence comes from.
  • Altering your negative beliefs.
  • Mental imagery for confidence.
  • Identifying your strengths & weaknesses

Module 3: Improving Your Focus

  • Identifying your top distractions.
  • Learning how to set objectives for games.
  • Reframing high expectations you have.
  • Recognizing when you become distracted.
  • The #1 tool for strengthening your focus.

Module 4: Calming Your Nerves Before a Game

  • Understanding your main worries.
  • Learning the secret to reducing nerves.
  • How to stop worrying about the outcome.
  • Tools for calming nerves before a game.
  • Creating your own pregame routine.

Module 5: Learning the Art of Goal Setting

  • Long-term vs short-term goals.
  • Setting outcome vs process goals.
  • Key to setting strong goals for games.
  • Learning how to evaluate your game.
  • Creating practice plans for yourself.

Module 6: Learning to Enjoy Yourself

  • What happens when you enjoy yourself.
  • Main things that keep you from having fun.
  • Finding your purpose as an athlete.
  • Learning to focus on what you enjoy.
  • Using motivation to enjoy yourself more.

You'll Also Get the Mentally Tough Kid Workbook

In addition to access to the course, you will receive a mental toughness workbook in the mail. This workbook will include all the exercises your young athlete will use as they complete this mental training course.

Also included in the workbook are 4 weeks worth of the performance objectives journal. This is the very same journal I use with the young athletes I work with in one-on-one mental coaching to help build confidence and improve focus.

*Please note that if you are purchasing the course outside of the U.S., you will receive the workbook as a fillable digital download.

get started

"Hi Eli, Liam performed really well and so much better than it was in February. So grateful for your help! Liam said your tips massively helped him."

-Ina | Swimming Mom

"Noah had a great couple of games!! Always great to have some successes and he seems to be applying some of the concepts you’ve discussed!"

-Kristin | Baseball Mom

"She did pretty well on Saturday at her tourney in really warm weather. She got a little upset when she bobbled a ball at short stop but she recovered and she batted well even when they caught a line drive she smacked she recovered quickly."

-Lisa | Softball Mom

"He is learning how to control his mind and now he is showing his potential even in those days where the things are not 100% good or after some mistakes and that is really important. We want to say thank you, sir, because he is enjoying the games in the way he is supposed to be."

-Carlos | Baseball Dad

Meet Your Child's Coach

Eli Straw, M.S. - Mental Game Coach

Eli Straw holds a Master's Degree in psychology with a sport psychology specialization. Eli has worked with athletes from 6 different continents and over ten different countries on building a stronger mental game. Eli brings a proactive and applicable approach to mental training. He believes that repetition is the key to success and so it is no different when it comes to mental training.

Combined with his expertise in clinical and applied sports psychology, Eli has extensive experience coaching, teaching, and consulting with professional, elite, college, high school, middle school, and youth athletes. Eli also has experience playing baseball at the collegiate and professional levels.

Mental Game Coach Eli Straw


What Skill Level Is This Program For?

Your young athlete doesn't need to have any prior experience with mental skills training to excel within this program. The course is made to be simple, taking often complicated concepts and breaking them down into easy to understand videos.

What Age Group Is This Course For?

This course is perfect for athletes ages 9-13 who are serious about improving themselves and taking their skills to the next level!

How Long Do I Get Access?

How does lifetime access to the course sound? After enrolling, you and your athlete will have unlimited access to this program for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

Why Does My Kid Need Mental Toughness Training?

When you have a youth athlete who's serious about their sport, one thing you want to be sure of is that they have a strong mindset. From a competitive standpoint, it will give them an edge over their peers because so few spend time focusing on the development of mental skills. But also from a mental health standpoint, you are helping to protect them from all the known stressors and challenges athletes face as they get older.

If they can learn how to manage anxiety, bounce back from failure, and much more from a young age, this will help them as they get older and the stress and pressure only increases.

Is There A Guarantee?

Absolutely! The Mentally Tough Kid has a 14-Day Satisfaction Guarantee. If you are not completely SATISFIED with the program, then contact us within 14 Days for a full refund, no questions asked!

Don't Wait! Help Your Young Athlete Build Mental Toughness Starting Today.

Give your young athlete the resource they need to build mental toughness and take their skills to the next level. GET LIFETIME ACCESS FOR ONLY $250. OFFER EXPIRES SOON!