California District 42 Little League: District News: How to Be a Sports Parent

How to Be a Sports Parent

By Patrick Cohn, Ph.D. and Lisa Cohn 

John Poncy, a former athlete and dedicated sports dad who helps train his two young athletes, wonders how to tread the line between pushing his kids too hard and not pushing them enough."Where is the line between toughness -- physical, emotional, and mental -- and pushing them too hard? My wife will tell me I am pushing them too hard -- and then they will tell me that I am not and that they need to be pushed harder," he asks.

What exactly is the role of a sports parent?

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