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Talking About Health And Safety In Sports

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IN ACTION
Watch youth sport coaches from around the country put the principles from Play Positive and Positive Coaching Alliance to work with their athletes.

Coaches should work with their athletes' parents to optimize health and safety of the youth athletes. Ideally this is done before the season starts, so that everyone is on the same page. This In Action video shows a coach discussing issues related to insurance, equipment, injury protocol and more with a group of parents. He also emphasizes how parents can help at home, especially by encouraging hydration. Athlete health and safety is a concern during practice, games and individual workouts, and t’s important that parents and coaches both send the same messages to the young players.

Positive Coaching Alliance is proud to have worked with Liberty Mutual Insurance to create this video and other powerful resources.