A Guide for Sport Parents is a resource handbook for parents of children participating in sport.
The guide is co-authored by University of Winnipeg sport psychologists Cal Botterill and Tom Patrick. It is designed to be a quick read and reference while addressing common issues to youth sports and the roles and responsibilities of parents in dealing with these issues.
A limited number of hard copies of A Guide for Sport Parents are available from Sport Manitoba upon request by calling 204-925-5600.
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This document provides an overview of the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model, describing each of the seven stages in easy-to-understand language. It gives solid and concrete advice on what parents can do to encourage their child’s current physical, and athletic development and suggests tips to help them assist their child as they move into the later stages of development. We encourage you to share the following document: LTAD for Parents
There’s a revolution going on in kids’ sport.
Research shows there’s a right way and a right time to develop the fundamental movement skills and fundamental sport skills that benefit kids for their whole lives. Just as important, we’ve learned that by making the process fun for kids, they will stay active and have greater chances to become top-level athletes.
Because kids who have fun being active are more likely to stay active for life.
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