Monthly Archives: June 2011

Have your say – How should parents, coaches and players behave?

Code of Conduct

The relationship between parents, athletes/players and coaches is critical to the success of any sporting experience whether it is at a junior participation level or at the highest level of competition. We are often asked for advice on how to ensure that this relationship produces a positive experience for all stakeholders. We believe that communication […]

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Don’t get caught out by the law! Get educated.

Sports Law

Listen to what a personal injury lawyer has to say (Mary Ann Dove, from PSP in conversation with Tzvi Brivik, from Malcolm Lyons & Brivik Inc.) On 4th May 2011 in the Western Cape High Court a landmark judgement was handed down by Judge Burton Fourie when he determined that a high school rugby player […]

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Feeding Active Kids 2

Snack foods

This is the second article of three in our current series, “Feeding Active Kids.” In our first article we looked at the need for proper nutrition to optimise growth and development as well as how to include adequate carbohydrate, protein and fat in your active kid’s diet. If you missed it, click here. In this […]

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Parental involvement and the effect on a child’s performance

Mentally tough swimmer

Case study: Johnny the swimmer I watched Johnny, a very talented 14 year old swimmer at a competition. Before Johnny competed I saw him going to the toilet at least 4 times. After his race I congratulated him but commented that I saw him going to the toilet a couple of times. He laughed and […]

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