Everyone is handing out sports parenting tips these days. With all the bad sports parent stories being shared in the news, coaches, dads, and sports experts are all speaking out. It’s a good thing because we need to hear a lot of what they have to say.
Here’s the simple truth: Sports parenting is not an easy job. As a sports parent, you can either make or break your child’s sporting experience. While there are many exceptional examples of parents doing a great job of helping their kids have a great youth sports experience, there are also many parents who are the reason that their kids drop out of sports.
Don’t be one of those casualties.
Sports Parenting Tips: Top Ten
I think in these 10 Commandments of Sports Parenting, your job has been simply, clearly laid out. Take a few minutes to read through them and ask yourself: how am I doing?
Remember this: one of the most important parts of being a parent is how we model behaviour to our children. Your children are always watching and learning from you–whether it’s good, bad or ugly.
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