Pros and cons of parental involvement in youth sports

Pros and cons of parental involvement in youth sports

6/13/2018

By Dr. Andrea Corn

Co-author of Raising Your Game

Parents play a pivotal role in either positively shaping a child’s sport experience or negatively influencing the outcome.

Parents need to help their children discover the fun in the activities, why learning the basic fundamentals are important, and how to demonstrate good sportsmanship.

Demonstrating warmth, compassion and being empathically attuned to your child’s desires, fears and frustrations are as necessary as learning the athletic skills. (Read more…)

Dr. Andrea Corn Parenting

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