Parents are known to be important influencers in the talent development process but are often overlooked. Understanding the parent perspective may help National Governing Bodies and coaches improve their support for young talented athletes. This study aims to understand the parent perspective of the talent development experience across a national multi-sport landscape using mixed methods.
This work provides a mechanism which could help to provide a platform for a more integrated, valued role for parents in the sport development process, as well to improve much needed communication and education.
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