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Mom, I don’t want to become a pro, chill.

Bess T I want to talk about my experience with parents who believe their child is going to become a professional athlete.  This is something that I experienced as a child; I experience it now as a coach; and I … Continue reading

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Parental Involvement in Sports

By Johanna R. When observing youth in sport, one may notice parents sitting on the sidelines cheering only when a participant scores a goal. One may also observe another adult yelling furiously at a participant, referee, or coach from the … Continue reading

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