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Be positive

Your behaviour has a big impact on the way your child approaches sport.

Children need confidence, so your words, whether positive or negative, will have a profound effect on your child.

Pushing too hard? Not getting involved? It's always helpful to be aware of common problems.

A little support can go a long way. Help to make your child's participation in sport more enjoyable by understanding your roles and responsibilities.

Sport involves plenty of stress. Things like winning, losing, not being picked for the team has a huge effect on a child.

You can make a difference when kids are playing the game.

Sport boosts kids' esteem, keeps them healthy, teaches them teamwork. And lets them dream.
- A Heaton, rugby coach and father


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