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Resources

03
Jan

Welcome to our resources

A comprehensive set of multimedia resources for parents are currently in development and in the short term we are offering the artices available below.

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01
Oct

Parents get the raw deal

Parents Get the Raw Deal   Sport is an indispensible arena in our contemporary world for the pursuit of excellence, health, self-fulfilment, community and simple enjoyment. For the modern athlete and coach the challenge of excellence has never been so competitive and demanding. However, it is not just professional athletes and coaches that sport stirs. […]

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01
Oct

The basics of being a good sports parent

The basic Dos and Don’ts of being a good sports parent   The “ideal” sports parent: 1. Stays relaxed and positive during competition and is equally supportive for wins and losses; 2. Understands the demands of the game; 3. Gives their child space and talks about other things after a bad loss or defeat; 4. […]

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01
Oct

Why work with parents in sport?

Why is working with parents in sport important? – A scientific perspective –   For the last 20 years sports science has developed a growing interest in the issue of parents in sport, i.e. how parental influences impact the developing child athlete both from a performance and growth perspective [2,4,7]. Research has shown that parents […]

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