- I encourage my child in a positive and respectful manner.
- I encourage my child regardless of victory or defeat.
- I encourage my child to respect his or her opponents and the other teams.
- I encourage my child to practice the sport for himself or herself and for his or her own fun.
- I accept my child’s limits.
- I care for my child’s well-being by listening to his or her needs, concerns and worries.
- I encourage my child to develop his or her skills and sportsmanship.
- I recognize my child’s efforts.
- I show my child that all that matters is victory.
- I use abusive language and lack respect toward others.
- I push, shake or hit my child (with my fists, with my feet or even with sports equipment) when he or she does not perform well.
- I project disproportionate ambitions on my child.
- I encourage my child to tolerate physical (blows) and psychological (insults) violence to develop his or her mental strength.
- I express or show my disappointment about his or her athletic performance.
- I keep my child from exposing abuse or violence.