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Welcome to Courtside

My name is Andy and more often than not I'm to be found courtside watching my son Elijah playing the sport he loves; tennis. It's this weekly pilgrimage, coffee in hand, which led me to create the Courtside Podcast.

Courtside is a series of conversations exploring the journey sport-parents go on as we support our children in the sport they love.

Through Courtside you’ll hear from Players, Parents, Coaches and experts in the fields of sports science and adolescent development in order that as Courtside Parents we can create a positive courtside environment, meaning that our children flourish through the culture we create around the sport that they love.

So, how's your courtside culture?

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The blame game

Nov 27, 2018


Ok, I admit it, I took the bait and bit when the above video hit the Twittersphere last week. But it's hard to resist when you've grown tired of the constant refrain that parents are always the issue in youth sport. 


As parents, we've all stood next to peers who would try the patience of the Pope, and if we’re...