Parenting young people in competitive sport

Last updated: 17 Oct 2019 Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes

In the second of our podcasts on parental involvement, we talk about the different situations and challenges parents of children in competitive sport face.

We also look into the relationships that develop between parents and clubs, and cover how sideline behaviour often is and can be managed in more competitive sports.

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Mel Addams – CPSU Safeguarding Information Officer
Jen and Lisa – sports mums of 5 young people (ages 7 to 11) involved in competitive sports

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