Working with Parents in Sport (WWPIS) are excited to announce a new partnership with Judo Scotland working towards establishing a long-term, mutual relationship, on which to develop an outstanding suite of resources to support the parent of a judoka to augment the sporting experience for their child.
The current development focusses on a suite of bespoke resources, parent workshops – including webinars – and these will be launched over the coming months as Judo Scotland member clubs return to judo activity.
Once launched, the resources will be available to all parents of young judoka in membership of Judo Scotland, providing practical hints, tips, guidance, support and advice to maximise the opportunities for the holistic development of their children whilst they take part in the sport.
CEO Gordon MacLelland said,
‘This is an extremely exciting partnership. A lot of hard work has gone on behind the scenes and we are thrilled to be working with an organisation who aligns with so many of our core values. We look forward to seeing a really positive impact in the coming months and years.’
Tony Penfold (Head of Business Delivery, JudoScotland):
“WWPIS have been leading the way internationally over recent years in this area, and we are excited to be working with them to deliver this valuable resource. Our coaches are doing amazing work and by providing parents with some tools to support that we can only improve the experiences in judo for young people.
We see this as a key area of development over the coming years and, with support and direction from WWPIS, look forward to far greater engagement with parents and coaches to ensure we are providing exactly what they need to support their young judoka.”
Ronnie Saez, Judo Scotland Chairman, reflected that:“Parents do an absolutely amazing job in supporting their children’s sporting endeavours. Myself and Judo Scotland are proud to be at the forefront of developing and providing specific assistance and support to these members of the wider Judo family.”