Tag Archives: process

Has school sport lost its way?

Winning - Sportmanship

Over the past couple of months a number of stories would lead one to believe that school sport has become more than just a game, but rather “win at all costs”. A girl’s primary school in Bloemfontein has introduced a parents’ code of ethics. Two of Durban’s biggest schools will not play first team sport […]

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Role of parents in positively encouraging their children

Positive Sport Parent

Following the Lance Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey and the introduction of a Code of Conduct for Parents by a primary school in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Positive Sport Parent Founder, Mary Ann Dove, spoke with Kieno Kammies on 567 Cape Talk this morning. Click here 567 PSP Interview to hear what she had to say about the role […]

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My child is not in the team

Netball Team

The age old issue of selection to school sports teams is something that I believe will be around forever. But why? “Why”is the golden word, why do parents take selection of their children so seriously? Why do parents believe they have knowledge superior to that of the coach placed in charge? I want to dwell […]

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