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Let Them Play

Play is a fundamental human right for children. It is even recognised in article 31 of the UN Convention of Rights of the Child. So, why is it that adults feel the need to interfere with this? John Haime from New Edge Performance discusses the impact of parents and coaches living vicariously through young players and outlines a few steps to make positive change.

 

In my work, I see a lot of games, a lot of athletes and a lot of interesting coach and parent behaviour. Parent behaviour...

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