Active for Life podcast: How to support your child athlete

Kids develop physical literacy in a lot of different ways, and one way is through organized sports. However, sports don’t always provide the positive experience that we might hope for our children—and sometimes, it’s the adults who are the problem.

In this podcast, Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette chats with John O’Sullivan, founder of Changing the Game Project, about the ways negative coaches, abusive spectators, and over-involved parents can turn kids off sports—and, more importantly, what parents can do about it. 

Related read: Parents in Sport Toolkit

Through its website, podcasts, live workshops, and online programs, Changing the Game Project promotes parenting and coaching behaviours and attitudes that support the positive development of healthy young athletes. 

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