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// Tag: Youth Sport

Working in Youth Sport: Reflections of a Trainee Sport Psychologist

Posted 7 months ago Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read comments

Introduction As a Trainee Sport Psychologist, I have been offered many opportunities to work with young athletes at various stages of their personal development […]

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Why kids quit sport

Posted 3 years ago Richard Fryer 3 minute read comments

Youth sport is a subject close to my heart. As a parent of three pre school-age children, participation in organised sporting activities is already […]

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Coaching for positive youth development: The right environment

Posted 3 years ago Ruth Senior 3 minute read comment

Positive outcomes from sports participation cannot be assumed. This article explores the current evidence from Developmental Psychology on the right environment for positive youth […]

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Mental health in the student athlete

Posted 4 years ago Emma Vickers 3 minute read comments

“With special populations, especially those who are particularly goal-oriented, particularly high achievers and particularly focused, there is still a sense of stigmatization, a sense […]

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How and when should praise be given?

Posted 4 years ago Jennifer Hobson 2 minute read comment

In my previous article about parenting in sport (link available below), it was concluded parents should support, praise and encourage their child’s involvement in […]

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What is the point of school?

Posted 4 years ago James Barraclough 4 minute read comments

The above is the title of a book by Guy Claxton that I read recently. At the time of publishing the author was Director […]

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Embracing the Individual

Posted 4 years ago Keith Begley 2 minute read comments

Too often, team sports managements disenfranchise young players or potentially good players by treating them like pieces of meat. If they are not up […]

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Specialization in youth sport

Posted 4 years ago Erica Beachy 2 minute read comments

When young children show a large amount of skill or potential talent for a specific sport, they are often pushed to exclusively pursue that […]

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The influence of parents in youth sport

Posted 4 years ago Mary Quinton 2 minute read comments

We’ve all seen that one parent on the sideline, shouting out inappropriate comments at the top of their voice that are not only directed […]

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Parental Involvement in Sport

Posted 4 years ago BelievePerform 2 minute read comment

As a football coach you are always looking at ways to improve the performance of your players and maintain the highest level of coaching. […]

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Youth Sport: is it all about enjoyment? A developmental perspective

Posted 4 years ago Mary Quinton 1 minute read comments

It has often been said that the most important thing children gain from sport is enjoyment. However, youth sport additionally plays a huge role […]

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