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Prep School Sport 'spoiled By Badly Behaved Parents'

School sports He says parents are forgetting children play sport for their own enjoyment, not that of their parents. Sports' governing bodies share the wider concerns, with the FA saying a "touchline manager" might be needed to keep parent spectators under control. Mr Blom's is the head these details of St Aubyn's preparatory school in north London, and has written a guide for parents on how to encourage their children appropriately at school sports events. Writing in the magazine for the Independent Association of Prep Schools, Attain, he highlights the muscle building antics of several badly behaved parents he has witnessed. He describes one father getting so http://www.richmondnewsnow.com/1351-max-workouts-reviewed-published-indepth-review-of-max-workouts-program_rmn.html involved in a rugby match that he intervened in the game, by taking a quick throw-in when the ball went out of play, and a mother who "collapsed in a heap" at a swimming gala, after pacing up and down poolside shouting at her daughter. Mr Blom adds the girl "never excelled at swimming". "Sometimes we need to take a step back and not get too emotionally involved," he says.
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