n South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Parents - their changing role in developing talent for sport : editorial




One thing almost all parents have in common is the desire to ensure the well-being of their children. This translates into protecting them from adversity while at the same time trying to give them skills that make them successful adults. Most parents would like to see their children grow up to be financially independent, happy and contributing to society. Among these are also parents who would like to see their children grow up to become sporting superstars. What is the best style of parenting to achieve these goals?


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