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Mastering the art of sports parenting

What does it take to become a great sports parent? Join Sport NZ and special guest, Professor Camilla Knight, for this upcoming webinar. You will learn the six key skills that can help parents and caregivers be involved in their child’s sport in the best possible way. 

 We will also discuss how you can help your child/ren to: 

  • Grow and develop through sport, and attain the maximum holistic benefits 
  • Reach their sporting potential 
  • Enjoy sport, fall in love with sport and stay involved in sport for life. 

 If you are a coach or volunteer you will also benefit from tuning in. 


Wednesday 21 April 2021, 7.30-8.30pm (NZST) 

Who is this for? 

  • Parents –whether your child or children are at primary, intermediate or secondary school, parents of all ages will benefit from this webinar.  
  • Coaches – learn some of the key messages that you can relay to your parents and ultimately get them to help you make the waka go faster. 

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Wednesday 21 April, 7.30 - 8.30pm

Your Hosts

Kelly Curr

Kelly Curr

Kelly Curr is a Sport Development Consultant at Sport NZ.  She has spent the last two years developing Sport NZ’s national approach to Parents and is passionate about ensuring parents and young people have positive experiences in sport.  

Professor Camilla Knight 

Professor Camilla Knight 

Camilla Knight is a Professor of Sport Psychology and Youth Sport at Swansea University, UK. Camilla’s research focuses on understanding and enhancing the psychosocial experiences of children in sport, with a particular emphasis on the influence of parents. Camilla is co-author of “Parenting in youth sport: From Research to Practice” (Routledge, 2014) and co-editor of “Sport Psychology for Young Athletes” (Routledge, 2017).

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