Negotiating the post-game conversation

Last updated: 31 Aug 2023 Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing

Competitions can be emotional for children, parents and coaches. Therefore, ensuring that feedback is well-timed and delivered appropriately is very important.

This guidance (PDF) gives coaches and parents useful information to follow.

When planning feedback, you should consider these factors:

  • where
  • when
  • how
  • what feedback to offer
Download the guidance (PDF)

Further information

For more on this subject, see our guidance on promoting positive parental behaviour on our Parents in sport topic pages.

We also have a section with information specifically for parents and carers.

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