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Kids and Sports & pleasing parents

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The Truth about Sports Parents

How kids really feel when their parents watch their games.

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Are Kids’ Sports Becoming Too Competitive?

Many children simply don’t have fun playing sports anymore. Here’s a plan to reverse the “adultification” of youth athletics.

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Parental Pressure in Sport

Small clip highlighting the role some parents play in youth athletics, sometimes, to the detriment of the game.

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Youth Sports: The Problem, Say Kids in a New Poll, Is Adults

Youth sports, through the eyes of kids polled by i9 Sports, have a problem: the adults who run them. Eighty-four percent of kids said they either want to or have quit a team, and a third wish adults didn't watch their games because it makes them nervous.

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Don’t Be ‘that’ Sports Parent | On Parenting

Look up “out-of-control parent on sidelines” online and you’ll find hundreds of videos and stories of parental misbehavior at youth sports events. Here’s some advice for parents who want to be supportive without going viral.

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#HeySportsParents: An Essential Guide for any Parent with a Child in Sports

Sports Parenting Is Both An Art And A Challenge. #heysportsparents Defines The Critical Elements Needed To Develop Successful Athletes. The Co-authors, Sharkie Zartman, An All American Athlete And Dr.

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Playing Through the Pain

How one teen is using her tragic injury to take down the warrior culture in sports.

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What Gives Elite Athletes the Edge? | Janne Mortensen | TEDxOdense

Do you want to develop the mind of a winner? Have you ever wondered what gives young, elite athletes the edge? How can you transform a kid into a champion? Expert in sports psychology and mental training, Janne Mortensen has coached national teams and world-class athletes, taking them to European...

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The Hovering Game: How to Change Helicopter Parenting Behaviour in Youth Sports

Parents today are fearful for their children. Fear of harm, fear of community (not keeping up with the Jones's), and fear of failure. These fears perpetuate helicopter parenting behaviour, in all of us! Yes, we have all demonstrated some level of over parenting behaviour.

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How to Be a Good Sports Parent

Being a good sports parent is like being a good school parent. To make sure your kids get the most out of their participation, you need to participate too. Being involved, in a positive way, means you provide encouragement, support, and practical help.

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