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Tips for Parents


Bruce Brown is a motivational speaker who works with athletes, coaches and parents. Below is a list of tips for parents from Bruce Brown. For more information on Bruce Brown visit his web site at ProactiveCoaching.info.


  • Attend as many games as possible

  • Be a model, not a critic - model appropriate behavior, poise and confidence

  • Attend pre-season meetings

  • Do everything possible to make the athletic experience positive for your child and others

  • View the game with team goals in mind

  • Attempt to relieve competitive pressure, not increase it

  • Encourage multiple sport participation

  • Release them to the coach and the team

  • Look upon opponents as friend in the same experience

  • Accept the judgement of the officials and coaches -- remain in control

  • Accept the results of each game - do not make excuses

  • Demonstrate winning and losing with dignity

  • Dignify mistakes made by athletes who are giving their best effort and concentration

  • Be an encourager - encourage athletes to keep perspective in both victory and defeat

  • Be a good listener

  • Accept goals, roles and achievements of your child


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