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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 poster 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 A4 poster 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.

Eating disorders and disordered eating in sport

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Webinars

A recorded webinar on eating disorders and disordered eating in young people in sport. It looks at ways of identifying and managing potential eating problems.

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. 

Sample codes of conduct for parents, children and staff

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Involving children and young people Safe recruitment Type: Policies

Sports organisations can download, print and use these sample codes of conduct to let parents, children and staff know what's expected of them as part of their involvement.