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Optimising parental involvement in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Duty of care Type: Best practice

Useful guidance for parents that provides tips for how to support and encourage their child/children positively when participating in sport.

Positive sports parents – videos for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Videos

These short clips for parents look at how they can help young people play and achieve to the best of their ability. 

Positive sports parents – supporting talented young athletes

Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes Type: Videos

This video for parents looks at how they can prepare and support talented young athletes to achieve to the best of their ability. 

Promoting positive parenting in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Webinars

Held during the inaugural Parents in Sport Week, this webinar will help you understand how parents can support children to enjoy participating in sport and perform their best.

Harassment of a referee or official

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Parents in sport Type: Videos

Help and advice about how to deal with parents or spectators harassing referees.This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.

Yorkshire RFU's silent Sundays

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Best practice

Yorkshire RFU came up with an unusual – and effective – way to address the problem of coaches and spectators shouting during games.

Understanding and supporting parental involvement in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Duty of care Type: Webinars

A CPSU webinar looking at the vital role parents play in supporting their child to participate in sporting activities.

My Magic Sports Kit

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Videos

In this video, children describe how parents' and spectators' behaviour gets worse during competitions – and how this affects the young athletes.

Promoting positive parental behaviour – PowerPoint template

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Tools

A presentation template (in PowerPoint format) that you can amend as appropriate to the nature of the event, audience, sport or club context.

Pushy parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Videos

This video provides advice on keeping children safe in sports and dealing with pushy parents, to help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people.