Presentation on theme: "Scott McNeill. Parents play several roles in youth sport. The role of the parent is often expressed as a sport triangle, consisting of the child, parents."— Presentation transcript:
Parents play several roles in youth sport. The role of the parent is often expressed as a sport triangle, consisting of the child, parents and the coach. (Singh, 2006)
SPORT TRIANGLE PARENT COACH CHILD
Children rely on parent involvement Parents becoming a friend Parents being personally involved with the child
Parents willing to help with there children by coaching or evening being a friend.
Parents live trough there children Parents influence on children Parents give children to much pressure, for example stress.
Research indicates that children who experience greater parent pressure to participate were more likely to have pre- competition stress. (Kidman & Hanrahan, p188, 2004)
Getting too involved with a childs sport.
References Hanrahan, S. & Kidman, L. (2004) The Coaching Process. 1 Edn. [Online]. Available at: =frontcover&dq=the+coaching+process&ei=JlVKS4TmO5OCzA SD3LXyDQ&cd=1#v=onepage&q=&f=false (Accessed: 3 rd January 2010). Singh, P. (2006) The Involvement of Parents in Childrens Sport. [Online]. Available at: VEMENT.pdf (Accessed: 2 nd January 2010).