1 Encourage your child to learn the rules and play within them.
2 Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials.
3 Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results.
4 Never force your child to take part in sport.
5 Set a good example by recognising fair play and applauding the good performances of all.
6 Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes.
7 Publicly accept officials’ judgements.
8 Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport.
9 Use correct and proper language at all times.