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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.

Parents in sport – leaflet for coaches

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This leaflet can be used by clubs to inform coaches how to work with parents more effectively. 

Young athletes' perceptions on promoting positive parental behaviour in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Research Type: Research

In order to address a gap in the research into promoting positive parental behaviours in youth sport, Brunel University has interviewed a group of young athletes about their perceptions of the subject.

Over protective parents

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.

5 questions to ask your child's sports club

Topics: Parents in sport Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

This flyer has been designed to encourage parents to ask the right questions when choosing a club for their child. 

5 top tips for working with parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This A5 flyer has been designed to reach out to coaches and clubs with top tips on how to get started when it comes to involving parents in sport. 

What to look for in a sports club – a charter for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

Parents can use this leaflet to help choose the right club or activity for their child. It lists the safeguards that sports bodies should have in place to keep children safe.

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport helps sports organisations to maintain safeguarding standards and embed safeguarding practices.

Safeguarding in martial arts

Topics: Duty of care Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Thousands of children take part in martial arts – and its popularity is expanding at an incredible rate. So it's critical to get safeguarding and child protection right.

Parents workshops – best practice example

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Best practice

Use this model for parents workshops from Welsh Gymnastics to set-up regular meetings with parents and develop better relationships.